New Delhi : The following is the Air Quality Index of some cities as recorded by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) at 4 p.m. on Thursday.
 
 
Agra: Very Poor 333 
 
Bengaluru: Satisfactory 59 
 
Chandrapur: Moderate 138
 
Delhi: Very Poor 321 
 
Faridabad: Very Poor 318 
 
Hyderabad: Satisfactory 91
 
Jaipur: Good 41 
 
Jodhpur: Very Poor 325
 
Lucknow: Severe 408
 
Mumbai: Moderate 126 
 
Muzaffarpur: Very Poor 322 
 
Navi Mumbai: Moderate 102
 
Pune: Poor 211
 
Varanasi: Very Poor 302 
 
The scale to determine the air quality through the Air Quality Index is as follows:
 
0-50—Good: Minimal impact
51-100—Satisfactory: Minor breathing discomfort to sensitive people
101-200—Moderate: Breathing discomfort to the people with asthma and heart diseases
201-300—Poor: Breathing discomfort to most people on prolonged exposure
301-400—Very Poor: Respiratory illness on prolonged exposure
401-500—Severe: Seriously impacts those with existing diseases
 
 
First Published | 4 December 2015 6:20 PM
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