Delhi sees marginal dip in pollution level, air quality remains 'severe'; AQI at 410
Morning walkers in Delhi complained of difficulty in breathing due to an increase in pollution. Read further on Dynamite News:
New Delhi: On the fourth consecutive day, the air quality in Delhi remained in the 'Severe' category on Sunday though with a marginal dip in the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded at 410 against 504 on Saturday, as per System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR-India).
According to the data issued by SAFAR-India, the air quality in the Lodhi Road area was recorded at 385 (Very Poor) while at Delhi University area stands at 456 (Severe).
A morning walker in Lodhi Garden complained of difficulty in breathing due to an increase in pollution.
"The situation of pollution is extremely poor. It is difficult to breathe these days. Several people used to come to Lodhi Garden earlier, but now only 10% of people are coming here. Pollution is at its maximum this year," Manohar Lal said.
Another person, Ajay, said that the pollution is causing a burning sensation in the eyes.
"The situation of pollution is such that we are experiencing a burning sensation in our eyes. The situation was better earlier, but now it is getting worse," he added.
A similar situation was recorded in Noida, as air quality plunged to the'severe' category with AQI at 466, as per SAFAR-India. (ANI)