Before Diwali, breathing in problems in Delhi, the black smoke is now surrounded by the capital, pollution level 700
New Delhi: 50 is considered to be ‘good’ by the Air Quality Index (AQI) Zero whereas 51 to 100 ‘Satisfactory’, 101 and 200 are ‘normal’, 201 and 300 ‘bad’, 301 and 400 ‘very bad’ and 401 and 500 are considered ‘serious’.
The capital of the country has been transformed into the Delhi Gas Chamber. The thick layer of smog is spread over Delhi. Air pollution levels have crossed 500 in most areas of Delhi. This is the first time this year when the Air Quality Index has crossed the hazardous level i.e. 700 levels. The thick layer of smog was seen in Delhi’s VVIP area Rajpath this morning.
Some of the key areas of Delhi include the Air Quality Index
707 on the temple route,
Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium 676,
681 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
ITI Shahdara on 757
752 on Anand Vihar
American Embassy 593
748 on Pusa Road
611 at Punjabi Bagh
Let me tell you that they have crossed all the hazardous levels. You may be surprised to know that the number of government websites measuring air pollution in Delhi cannot measure the data above 500.
50 is considered to be ‘good’ by the Air Quality Index (AQI) Zero whereas 51 to 100 ‘Satisfactory’, 101 and 200 are ‘normal’, 201 and 300 ‘bad’, 301 and 400 ‘very bad’ and 401 and 500 are considered ‘serious’.
What is the smog?
In Delhi where there is pollution already when smoke is found in it and after that, as soon as the weather gets moist, it takes the shape of the mist. This is called smog in English. Smog means a mixture of smoke and fog. This smug is haunting the problem of people living in Delhi these days.
How to safe smog?
Avoid getting out of the house
If necessary, leave the mask
Avoid going to an early morning walk
Leave home after sunburn
Drink plenty of water in the day
Be careful about children, sick people and the elderly
Keep the glass closed while traveling by car
Yoga-Pranayama instead of heavy exercise
Pramod Parmar is a Computer Engineer and a Post Graduate in MBA (Marketing). I am currently working as a Senior Research Consultant (ICT domain) for Acute Market Reports Ltd. As a Senior Research Consultant, I focus on monitoring and analyzing emerging trends, technologies and market behavior in Communications, Electronics and Semiconductors industry (Qualitative and Quantitative). It is my responsibility to aid associates in forecasting market trends and formulate industry and market strategies. My job responsibilities also require talking to the Market and Business leaders worldwide and understanding their business. I analyze data and come up with key findings pertaining to the chosen area of market study.