In­dia air qual­ity

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NEW DELHI: Air qual­ity in New Delhi plum­meted to a dan­ger­ous level yes­ter­day, putting res­i­dents at risk, mainly due to dust storms from western In­dia, a se­nior official at the pol­lu­tion con­trol board said.

The air qual­ity in­dex, which mea­sured the con­cen­tra­tion of poi­sonous par­tic­u­late mat­ter in the air, hit the level of 445, on a scale where the max­i­mum read­ing was 500, its web­site showed.

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