“On a day that Beijing declared its first ever air pollution red alert, Delhi surpassed its Chinese counterpart. No red alerts, however, will be issued anytime soon.Four stations in Delhi, Anand Vihar, Mandir Marg, RK Puram and Punjabi Bagh recorded a severe warning with the air pollution values for these on the National Air Quality Index being recorded above 400 (out of a maximum of 500). This carries a severe warning. At Anand Vihar, the Particulate Matter 10 concentration at 8 pm on Monday was 1,903 migrogramme per cubic metre. This is 19 times more than the prescribed limit.” Hindustan Times
HT Dec 8
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