Air quality index of Indian cities

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The following is the Air Quality Index of some cities as recorded by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) at 4 pm on Thursday.

City Air Quality Index Value

Agra Very Poor 333

Bengaluru Satisfactory 59

Chandrapur Moderate 138

Delhi Very Poor 321

Faridabad Very Poor 318

Hyderabad Satisfactory 9

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

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