According to the latest estimates updated by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the Delhi air quality remained in the satisfactory category on Friday after the overall air quality drops to 44.
Meanwhile, the air quality in several areas of the national capital remained in ‘good; category on Friday morning. As per the estimates of SAFAR updated at 6 am, Alipur, Anand Vihar, Dwarka, Mathura Road, ITO Delhi, RK Puram and Lodhi Road recorded the air quality in ‘satisfactory’ category with an overall AQI at 36, 72, 54, 69, 74, 50 and 43 respectively.
However, various parts in Delhi including Indira Gandhi International Airport (Terminal-3) recorded air quality in the ‘poor’ category with an Air Quality Index of 106.
As per SAFAR, an AQI between the range of 51 and 100 is ‘satisfactory’ or ‘very good’, 101-200 is ‘moderate’, 201-300 is considered as ‘poor’, while between 300-400 falls under ‘very poor’, 401-500 under the ‘hazardous’ category. Meanwhile, the PM10 pollutants are expected to reach the figure of 95 during this week.