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Delhi air quality remains 'poor' for second consecutive day, AQI at 283

Jammu Links 2019-11-07 00:00:00

NEW DELHI: The air quality in Delhi remained in the 'poor category' for the second consecutive day on Thursday, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

The overall Air Quality Index stood at 283 by 8:30 in the morning today.

The organisation also stated that Dhirpur recorded an AQI of 145 at 8:30 am today. Mathura road recorded a figure of 309, IIT Delhi docked at 316, Airport Terminal 3 at 234, Lodhi Road 153 and Pusa 239.

The Center-run SAFAR has advised people to reduce prolonged or heavy exertion

"Take more breaks and do less intense activities. Asthmatics, keep medicine ready if symptoms of coughing or shortness of breath occur. Heart patients, see doctor, if get palpitations, shortness of breath, or unusual fatigue," it said in an advisory.