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    Delhi continues to choke, records worst air pollution of the season

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    Delhiites woke up to the worst pollution level of this season on Tuesday morning. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded at 397.

    Delhiites woke up to the worst pollution level of this season on Tuesday morning. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded at 397.
    That is three points below the severe level and it's the highest of this season
    AQI levels
    0 - 50: Good
    51 - 100: Satisfactory
    101 - 200: Moderate
    201 - 300: Poor
    301 - 400: Very Poor
    401 - 500: Severe
    The 17 areas in Delhi recorded 'severe' air quality. According to the System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR). Heavy stubble burning in last 24 hours and calm winds is the reason for high pollution levels.
    Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology forecasts Delhi-NCR's air quality will remain very poor for the next 2 days.
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