Delhi Pollution: People lit firecrackers fiercely on Diwali, the air of Delhi-NCR became poisonous, it was difficult to breathe
Newz Fast, New Delhi: Pollution has increased significantly in Delhi-NCR ahead of Diwali. On the occasion of Diwali, people burst firecrackers fiercely, after which the level of pollution has increased significantly.
Similar is the situation in Delhi, Noida and Gurugram where people burst firecrackers fiercely and pollution increased. Due to increasing pollution, a blanket of haze can be seen in Delhi-NCR for the next few days. It was feared earlier that breathing in the air of the capital could be difficult.
The air quality in Delhi-Noida was recorded in the 'very poor' category on the night of Diwali. The AQI stood at 323 in Delhi and 342 in Noida. In some areas of Delhi it has crossed 400.
The air worsened due to increasing incidents of stubble burning and favorable weather conditions that helped increase air pollution. The AQI was recorded at 245 in Gurugram at 5 am.
The Air Quality System and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) had earlier predicted that if firecrackers are burst like last year, the air quality on Diwali night could remain at critical level and in the red zone for another day. Is.
An AQI of zero to 50 is considered good, 51 to 100 satisfactory, 101 to 200 as medium, 200 to 300 as poor, 301 to 400 as very poor and 401 to 500 as severe.
People lit firecrackers fiercely
Despite the rules being framed to stop the bursting of crackers, people started pyrotechnics in different areas of Delhi in the evening. Many people complained of burning in the eyes due to the smoke of the firecrackers.
The sound of firecrackers was heard in South Delhi's East of Kailash, Nehru Place, Moolchand and other areas since evening. A person living in Burari said, "They are educated people yet they are doing this. What will the children learn from this?"
The situation remained the same in many areas including Laxmi Nagar, Mayur Vihar, Shahdara, Yamuna Vihar in East and North East Delhi. Some residents said that this time the sound of firecrackers was less than last year, but the sound of crackers increased after 9 pm.