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Delhi air quality deteriorates: AQI in Anand Vihar, Mundka, Okhla, Wazirpur ‘severe’

The national capital’s air quality has been deteriorating with increased stubble burning in Punjab and nearby regions. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), air quality index (AQI) on Monday was recorded at 484 in Anand Vihar which falls in the ‘severe’ category. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Earth Sciences’ air quality monitor System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) said the situation was unlikely to improve unless a drastic reduction takes place in stubble fire counts. 

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