Home / HEADLINES / INDIA / Pollution breaks all records in Delhi-NCR; air remains unbreathable

Pollution breaks all records in Delhi-NCR; air remains unbreathable

Delhi is pinning hopes on meteorological relief with the weatherman saying winds gusting up to 20-25 kilometers per hour are likely to prevail in the region. 

Meanwhile, the third edition of the odd-even scheme comes into force in the national capital from today to tackle the severe air pollution. The scheme restrictions will be applicable from 8am to 8pm and will continue till November 15.

It will however not be applicable on two-wheelers, vehicles being used for medical emergencies, for women and vehicles carrying school children and electric vehicles. 

As many as 2,000 additional buses will be deployed during the period. To cater to the commuters, all cluster buses will also be deployed along with the entire fleet of DTC buses.

As per the air quality index figures released by the Central Pollution Control Board, In Delhi, highest level of 986 was recorded from Pitampura followed by IP Extension, Safdarjung and Rohini where the level was recorded over 750. 

In NCR, highest level of 645 was recorded from Noida followed by Ghaziabad, Gurugram and Faridabad.

—Ghaziabad- 660 
—Noida- 568 
—Faridabad-401 
—Gurugram-514 

[email protected]:50AM 

—Pitampura-986
—IP Extension-787 
—Rohini-761
—Safdarjung-711

—Mayur Vihar-675
—Cannuaght place- 594 
—Dwarka-523 
 

Please share this news