Curse of pollutants upon National Capital

Delhi has been paying the price of being a national capital, whereas Jammu has its perk of being a small city

Air pollution across the country went up to alarmingly high levels amid Diwali celebrations on the next day and morning after. But, situation in the national capital was a lot worse than the small city like Jammu.

According to air quality monitored by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Particulate Matter, PM 2.5 in Delhi went up to 999 in the US Embassy area and 702 in Anand Vihar. In R K Puram, PM 2.5 went up to 643 which is almost ten times the safe limit of 60 micrograms per cubic metres (µg/m³) and PM 10 stood at 999 µg/m³ which is  also way more than the safe limit of 100 µg/m³. Continue reading “Curse of pollutants upon National Capital”

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