Pollution Levels Spike On Diwali Night

Air quality in Delhi plunged to “severe” levels on the night of Diwali, with the amount of particulate matter (PM) spiking close to 20 times in certain areas, according to data recorded by monitoring stations across the city. Though the Delhi government claimed the 24-hour average ambient level of pollutants, particularly those associated with vehicles, such as nitrogen dioxide, was low compared to last Diwali, real-time data showed high pollution levels. Read Here

Air quality in Delhi plunged to “severe” levels on the night of Diwali, with the amount of particulate matter (PM) spiking close to 20 times in certain areas, according to data recorded by monitoring stations across the city. Though the Delhi government claimed the 24-hour average ambient level of pollutants, particularly those associated with vehicles, such as nitrogen dioxide, was low compared to last Diwali, real-time data showed high pollution levels. Read Here

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