In Anand Vihar, the Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 431, in Jahangirpuri 465, 426 in Punjabi Bagh, and 424 in Rohini, all have been recorded in ‘extreme class’, as per CPCB.
“Several plastic factories are running in Mayapuri, due to which the pollution is rising here. We are facing several problems because of it, we are not able to breathe properly,” mentioned an area, Rajesh, in West Delhi.
“Due to pollution, I am having throat problems, and in breathing too, however, to avoid all this, I try to be fit and have not stopped my morning walk,” mentioned one other native.
“I ride cycle, but due to speed breathing, I am not able to put face mask every time, the situation is really harmful,” mentioned a younger bike owner.
An AQI between 0-50 is marked good, 51-100 is passable, 101-200 is average, 201- 300 is poor, 301-400 may be very poor and 401-500 is taken into account extreme. According to specialists, the extreme class impacts the well being of individuals and significantly impacts these with current illnesses. According to specialists, the extreme class impacts the well being of individuals and significantly impacts these with current illnesses.