Pollution Problem: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai calls meeting with all ministers on air pollution problem

NEW DELHI: Delhi Setting Minister Gopal Rai has known as a gathering with all ministers to debate the air air pollution downside gripping the nationwide capital for greater than two weeks now. The assembly will happen on the Delhi Secretariat at 12:30 pm, officers stated.
The air high quality in Delhi was recorded within the ‘extreme’ class on Thursday morning, with a marginal enchancment anticipated simply forward of Diwali as meteorological situations are more likely to turn out to be barely beneficial.
The town’s Air High quality Index (AQI) stood at 420 at 8 am on Thursday, in comparison with 426 at 4 pm on Wednesday. The AQI map ready by the Central Air pollution Management Board confirmed clusters of crimson dots (indicating hazardous air high quality) unfold throughout the Indo-Gangetic plains.
Neighbouring Ghaziabad (369), Gurugram (396), Noida (394), Better Noida (450), and Faridabad (413) additionally reported very dangerous air high quality.
In keeping with officers on the India Meteorological Division, a change in wind course from northwest to southeast as a consequence of a contemporary western disturbance affecting northwest India will assist cut back the contribution of smoke from stubble burning, however sluggish wind pace will counteract this.
Nonetheless, as soon as the western disturbance passes, the wind pace will improve from round 5-6 kmph, at current, to round 15 kmph on November 11, which is able to assist disperse pollution forward of Diwali, the official stated.

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