Air pollution level in the National Capital once again deteriorates to the very poor category

The air pollution level in the National Capital has once again deteriorated to the very poor category. According to the Central Pollution Control Board, air quality index was recorded at 325 this morning.

The air pollution was in poor category yesterday. According to reports that Delhiites woke up to a morning filled with smog today post-Diwali celebrations.

A thick haze engulfed the national capital this morning with the air quality deteriorating to the very poor category. Since last evening, the online indicators of the pollution monitoring stations in the city glowed red, indicating a very poor air quality.

The Supreme court had set a two-hour window from 8 to 10 PM, to burn green crackers. The residents across the national capital felt the beginning was promising with the neighbourhoods reporting much lesser noise and smoke till about 8 pm yesterday. But as the festivities picked up, the echo of crackers started growing louder.

All construction activities involving excavation have been stopped in the national capital till Saturday. An aggressive ten days long Clean Air Campaign of the Union Environment Ministry is going on to monitor and report polluting activities and to ensure quick action.

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