On Thursday, the residents of Delhi and its adjoining areas woke up to a thick layer of smog this morning as pollution levels slipped to extremely bad air quality again after a marginal improvement on Wednesday.
Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) at 8 am was at 364 and at 7 am the record stood at 408 which was Severe. As per data released by SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research) the adjoining areas of NCR are also in a very poor category. Noida, slipped to an AQI of 393, while Gurugram’s AQI stood at 318.Although the residents across NCR are having difficulties breathing, the situation is worse for the people already suffering from asthma and other respiratory illnesses. As per report, the Experts say that the air quality in Delhi is worst between November 1 and November 15 because the stubble burning is at peak during this period.