The air high quality remained “poor” in Noida, Higher Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Faridabad within the Nationwide Capital Area (NCR) on Sunday, a authorities company stated.
Presence of pollutant PM 2.5 additionally remained excessive within the 5 rapid neighbours of Delhi, based on the air high quality index (AQI) maintained by the Central Air pollution Management Board (CPCB).
Based on the index, an AQI between zero and 50 is taken into account ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘passable’, 101 and 200 ‘average’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘extreme’.
The typical 24-hour AQI at four pm on Sunday was 242 in Gurgaon, 234 in Faridabad, 288 in Ghaziabad, 273 in Noida and 270 in Higher Noida, based on the CPCB’s Sameer app.
On Saturday, it was 256 in Gurgaon, 246 in Faridabad, 238 in Ghaziabad, 231 in Noida and 228 in Higher Noida.
The CPCB states that an AQI within the “poor” class could trigger respiration discomfort to most individuals on extended publicity, whereas that within the “very poor” zone could trigger respiratory diseases on extended publicity.
The typical AQI final Sunday was 448 in Ghaziabad, 441 in Noida, 417 in Higher Noida, 425 in Gurgaon and 414 in Faridabad.
The AQI for every metropolis is predicated on the typical worth of all stations there. Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad have 4 stations every, whereas Gurgaon has three and Higher Noida two, based on the app.