Delhi-NCR becomes gas chamber: Pollution level will remain in very poor category for six days, dense fog may cover tomorrow

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Pollution continues to wreak havoc in Delhi

Pollution continues to wreak havoc in Delhi
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Slight improvement in the pollution level was also recorded on Sunday due to favorable weather conditions. In the late evening on Saturday, the wind blew at a moderate speed from the south-west, north-west direction. On Sunday, the wind direction changed to north-west direction, due to wind speed of eight km, there was some improvement in the pollution level, but there was not much respite from dense fog in the morning and cold wave-like conditions at some places.

According to the Central Pollution Control Board, the pollution index in Delhi decreased by six points to 377 on Sunday. Except Greater Noida (402) of NCR, the index of Bahadurgarh, Ballabhgarh, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurugram remained low.

Apart from Delhi, the pollution level of Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad remained in the very poor category on Sunday. It is predicted that Delhi’s pollution level may remain in the very to very poor category for the next six days. Dense fog may occur in the morning on Monday, while cold day conditions will prevail in some areas. This condition is likely to remain overcast on Tuesday.

According to the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), the pollution level declined due to favorable weather conditions. On Sunday, the wind blew at a speed of eight km from the north-west direction in Delhi. Dense corona is expected to prevail on Monday morning.

At the same time, the wind direction may change to north-west at eight km per hour, due to which the cold will increase further, due to which the pollution level is expected to increase. On the other hand, due to low temperature, the mixing height remained at 650 meters on Sunday. The ventilation index was also below average.

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Slight improvement in the pollution level was also recorded on Sunday due to favorable weather conditions. In the late evening on Saturday, the wind blew at a moderate speed from the south-west, north-west direction. On Sunday, the wind direction changed to north-west direction, due to wind speed of eight km, there was some improvement in the pollution level, but there was not much respite from dense fog in the morning and cold wave-like conditions at some places.