Delhi's AQI Crosses 400, Cold Wave Grips North India

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Delhi's AQI Crosses 400, Cold Wave Grips North Ind
The air in Delhi-NCR has again turned poisonous. The Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi-NCR crossed 400 on Friday, which is the ‘very poor’ category.

In Delhi’s Lodhi Road area, in the morning, PM2.5 was 384 and PM10 was 305. In the Chandni Chowk area, PM2.5 was 529 and PM10 was 481. Apart from this, near Delhi airport, PM2.5 was 408 and PM10 was 337 and in Noida, PM2.5 was 471 and PM10 was 426.

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Meanwhile, cold continues to wreak havoc in the entire north India, including Delhi. On Friday too, extreme cold conditions, along with heavy fog, prevail in many areas of Delhi-NCR.

Visibility has reduced a lot due to the thick fog and this has had an effect on flights too. The fog has affected trains as well and many trains are running late due to the fog.

One major reason for the increase in cold in north India is the incessant snowfall in hilly regions. Due to the cold, 25 people have died in the last two days in Uttar Pradesh.

For the time being, there seems to be no respite from the cold, and the weather will remain unchanged for the next two days.

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