Delhi air quality deteriorates significantly
The air quality in the national capital has deteriorated significantly and experts identified burning of agricultural wastes in neighbouring states as one of the major contributors to a visible haze over the city.
As per official data, the air quality in the city has slipped into the category of poor following rapid increase of PM 2.5 respirable particles level.
The Air Quality Index value, calculated on the basis of PM 2.5 level, touched a high of 293 on Thursday which implies that the air quality is very unhealthy.
The rise in pollution level has also caused breathing-related ailments in the city, as per health experts.