#Delhi’s #air quality slumps to ‘very poor’

The air quality in Delhi deteriorated on Tuesday, with eight areas in the national Capital recording severe pollution levels. Dwarka Sector 8, Jahangirpuri, Mundaka, Narela, Nehru Nagar, Rohini, Anand Vihar and Wazirpur recorded “severe” air quality while 23 localities recorded “very poor” air quality, said the Central Pollution Control Board.

Severe air quality affects healthy people and seriously impacts those with existing diseases while air quality categorised as very poor can cause respiratory illnesses on prolonged exposure, according to the pollution monitoring agency.

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