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AQI dips to ‘poor’ category in Delhi

AQI dips to ‘poor’ category in Delhi

The air quality in the Capital continued to improve as Delhi was under ‘poor’ category on Wednesday. PTI



Tribune News Service

Samad Hoque

New Delhi, December 6

The air quality in the Capital continued to improve as Delhi was under ‘poor’ category on Wednesday. The daily-average Air Quality Index stabilised at 286 at 4 pm improving from 297 on Tuesday, according to Central Pollution Control Board.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature settled at 26.4°C, a notch above the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 9.2 °C, normal for the season.

A circular from the Directorate of Education stated that the winter vacation for schools in Delhi will be decreased to six days.

Winter vacation for the academic session 2023-24 was scheduled to take place from January 1 to January 15

"However, in order to ensure that our students are not adversely affected due to the poor air quality in Delhi, a portion of winter vacation was observed from November 9 to 18," the circular read.

The remaining winter vacation is scheduled to be observed from January 1 to 6, 2024.

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