The Hush Post/ 07: 35 pm/ 1-min-read
Air quality index (AQI) in Delhi touched the ‘hazardous’ level of 999, an air quality monitor said.
Smog prevailed in the national capital on Sunday.
Accorting to the World Air Quality Project, areas under the “hazardous” category were Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (999), ITI Jahangirpuri (999), Punjabi Bagh (999), New Delhi US Embassy (814).
The city received 0.3 mm rain in the past 24 hours which slightly lowered the hazardous level of air pollutants in the air.
The day is forecast to remain generally cloudy with light rain or drizzle expected later on. Some respite is expected from the heavy pollution, with strong surface winds forecasted for Monday and Tuesday.