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Title: AQI slips to ‘severe’ category, no respite for city till Jan 21
Source:The Hindu
Date:18 January 2019

Air quality in the Capital slipped to the “severe” level again on Thursday with an average AQI score of 440 based on 34 monitoring stations of the Central Pollution Control Board. The last time the AQI was in the “severe” category was on January 13 after which it improved to “poor” due to increased wind speed. The MeT Department, however, said that due to low wind speed and high ventilation index the weather conditions will remain highly unfavourable for dispersion till January 21.

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