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Delhi: Air Quality Improves As Higher Wind Speed Flushes Out Pollution

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Weather experts on Saturday informed that owing to higher wind speed, the air quality in the national capital has improved slightly. The wind is expected to flush out pollutants further over the next two days.

Central Pollution Control Board’s (CPCB) Sameer app,showed that the city’s air quality index (AQI) stood at 449 in the severe category at 8 am on Saturday while yesterday, it was 462.

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘severe’.

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