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Mumbai's air quality stays in ‘poor’ category, AQI at 293

Updated on: 05 December,2022 09:37 AM IST  |  Mumbai
mid-day online correspondent |

On the SAFAR dashboard on Monday, Colaba and Mazagaon recorded an AQI of 290, followed by 283 in Malad and 280 in Chembur. BKC saw an AQI of 266 and Bhandup showed an AQI of 211

Mumbai's air quality stays in ‘poor’ category, AQI at 293

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Mumbai's overall Air Quality Index (AQI) remained in the 'poor' category on Monday morning.


According to the System of Air Quality Forecast and Research (SAFAR), the city recorded an AQI of 293 on Monday morning.



According to SAFAR, an AQI between 0-50 is termed ‘Good’, between 51-100 is ‘Satisfactory’, 101-200 is considered ‘Moderate’, 201-300 is ‘Poor’, reading in the range of 301-400 is ‘Very Poor’ while an AQI measurement of 400+ is labelled ‘Severe’.


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On the SAFAR dashboard on Monday, Colaba and Mazagaon recorded an AQI of 290, followed by 283 in Malad and 280 in Chembur. BKC saw an AQI of 266 and Bhandup showed an AQI of 211. Worli and Andheri both had an AQI of 183, followed by 100 in Borivali.

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