Delhi's AQI hits 'very poor' category after Diwali

Delhiites woke up to 'very poor' air quality as Delhi's air quality index stood at 326 as of 8 am on Tuesday, a day after Diwali.

Areas in Delhi such as Narela, Delhi University, Anand Vihar, India Gate and Dwarka reported very poor air quality.

Neighbouring cities of Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Gurugram and Faridabad had an AQI of 285, 320, 294, 315 and 310 respectively.

Poor air quality was reported from areas like Cyber Hub and Najafgarh.

An AQI between 0-50 is considered good, 51-100 satisfactory, 101-200 moderate, 201-300 poor, 301-400 very poor and 401-500 severe.

Source: BT