Delhi Air Pollution Dips To Moderate Category Amid Rains, Stronger Winds
Delhi's air quality was recorded in the “moderate” category on Wednesday morning, while government agencies said no significant change is likely in the next three to four days.The mercury is also predicted to dip to single digits by Saturday. On Wednesday morning, it was 10.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal, according to the India Meteorological Department.
The air quality index (AQI) stood at 414, in the “severe” category, on Diwali day. But rain and high-velocity winds under the influence of a Wester Disturbance brought relief from high pollution levels.The city's 24-hour average AQI improved from 435 on Sunday to 221 on Monday. On Tuesday, it was 171.