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The air of the National Capital Region has once again reached a critical condition. Due to this, the third phase of Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) has been implemented here with immediate effect. Instructions have been given to stop unnecessary construction and demolition works. The decision was taken in a meeting of the sub-committee responsible for implementing GRAP and all NCR states have been asked to implement it.
Delhi’s 24-hour average Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 407 on Sunday. The average AQI of other NCR cities also remained above 300. Greater Noida recorded the highest average AQI of 410. An AQI of 201 to 300 is considered poor, 301 to 400 very poor and 401 to 500 severe. Bureau
Ban imposed again after 20 days
Delhi’s air has again reached the severe category after November 4. Then the average AQI was recorded at 447. The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) had on November 14 decided to lift the restrictions on Phase III of Grape. Now it has to be implemented again only after 20 days.
Chill will increase from this week
The weather is likely to turn in the capital from this week. The Meteorological Department has forecast that cold winds coming from the mountains will increase the chill in Delhi-NCR. In the coming days, due to the Western Disturbance, there will be a period of snowfall on the mountains. By the middle of December, there will be a feeling of severe winter.
All this off…
- All constructions of non essential category
- Stone crushers, mining and similar activities
- Brick Kilns, Industrial Activities
- fuel fired hot mixing plant