Rain exit sends Delhi’s air into the ‘poor’ zone a month early: The Times of India

Screen Shot 2015-09-03 at 8.19.00 PMThe monsoon dried up early over north India this year and Delhiites are already facing the consequences. With rains gone, the air quality in the capital started deteriorating sharply and has been in the ‘poor’ zone since August 28 — almost a month ahead of the normal trend. The early surge in air pollution means Delhiites will be exposed to poor air for a longer time this year as air quality usually drops steadily as winter approaches and reaches its peak around January, when cold air and fog trap pollutants, turning the national capital into a chamber of toxic gases. With rains gone, the air quality in the capital started deteriorating sharply and has been in the ‘poor’ zone since August 28 — almost a month ahead of the normal trend. The early surge in air pollution means Delhiites will be exposed to poor air for a longer time this year as air quality usually drops steadily as winter approaches and reaches its peak around January, when cold air and fog trap pollutants, turning the national capital into a chamber of toxic gases.” The Times of India. Read it on delhiair.org.”

Rain exit sends Delhi’s air into the ‘poor’ zone a month early

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