Air Quality Index (AQI) numbers have dropped drastically in Delhi due to the Coronavirus related lockdown and the air quality has improved.
AQI is your guide to clean air and government agencies use this number to guide the general public on what levels of pollution are present.
What’s unique about Delhi’s winter woes is the mix of rural and urban pollution. Much of it comes from farms in the nearby states.
The Air Quality Index of Delhi has also come down from Very Unhealthy (Red) to Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (Orange), as markets remained shut for two days in Delhi.
Here are six websites you can use to find out the air quality index (AQI) around you and take preventive steps to protect yourself.
An AQI based graded response system has been put in place in Delhi which could increase your parking rates during peak pollution days.