What Is The Average AQI In Delhi 2023, Currently? Hotspots Records AQI Above 200

Interdepartmental teams have been formed by the Delhi government to improve the air quality of 13 hotspot areas in Delhi where the AQI index was recorded as Poor with above 200. Notably, Anand Vihar and Wazirpur have the worst AQI of 210 and 231 respectively. However, the overall air quality index of Dehli is in the moderate category but 13 hotspots have record AQI above 200. Do you know what is the overall AQI of Delhi? As mentioned, the overall air quality index of Delhi lies in the moderate category as its AQI was recorded at 166 points on October 12, 2023, at 7:30 a.m. We have a lot more to discuss about the air quality index of Delhi and its 13 hotspots. Delve deep into the details and read more information.

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What Is The Average AQI In Delhi 2023

System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) claimed that the air quality index of Delhi was recorded at moderate category as it had an AQI of 166 on Thursday morning at around 7:30 am on October 12, 2023. SAFAR further added that the AQI of Delhi’s IIT was recorded at 173 at 7:30 a.m. while the AQI of Delhi’s International Airport T3 was recorded at 193 which also lies in the moderate category.

Talking about the NCR regions like Gurugram and Noida, the air quality index of Gurugram was recorded at 162 and the AQI of Noida was 145 lying in the moderate category on Thursday morning, October 12, 2023. Whereas regions like Ayanagar, Lodhi Road, and Dhirpur recorded an AQI of 156, 145, and 176 respectively. With an overall AQI of Delhi in the moderate category, several regions of the capital city recorded ‘poor’ AQI. The regions with ‘Poor’ AQI are Anand Vihar, WazirPur, Bawana, RK Puram, and Jahangirpuri. In Anand Vihar AQI was recorded at 210, in Wazirpur the air quality index was recorded at 231 while in RK Puram and Bawana was recorded at at 205 and 261 respectively. The  AQI of Delhi’s Jahangirpuri area also fell into the Poor category of the AQI scale as it was recorded at 232.

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For the unversed, the AQI scale has various categories according to the range of air quality index. 0 to 50 AQI is considered as Good, 51 to 100 AQI is said to be Satisfactory, 101 to 200 AQI is Moderate, 201 to 300 is referred to as Poor, 301 to 400 lies in Very Poor category, 401 to 450 is a Severe category, and 450+ is a Severe+ category. On Wednesday, October 11, 2023, Environment Minister of Delhi, Gopal Rai hailed the methods to combat air pollution in Delhi that was taken up during Arvind Kejriwal’s governance.

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