New Delhi People Gets Relief After Rain


The rain brought temporary relief, as it helped to wash away some of the airborne pollutants, reducing the pollution level slightly. On Friday where authorities were seeding clouds to better the toxic air gripping the city. 

New Delhi, which was previously ranked as the world’s most polluted city, showed improvement in its air quality index (AQI) on Friday. The AQI dropped from a hazardous level of 400-500 down to 158, as per the data shared by Swiss group IQAir. The citizens of New Delhi, long-suffering from toxic air quality levels, welcomed this positive change. Despite the considerable drop, the AQI is still deemed unhealthy as per international standards, and further improvements are needed for a significant impact on public health.

This statement implies that the local government had been considering implementing vehicle restrictions for a week in November.

This rule is a traffic regulation process designed to help curb traffic congestion and improve air quality by restricting which vehicles are allowed on the road on any given day. On odd-numbered dates, only automobiles with license plates that end in an odd number are authoritized on the roads. 

This rule, commonly known as the Odd-Even rule, has been implement in many cities across the world, with Delhi in India being one of the more noted examples. The aim is to cut down the total amount of cars on the road on any given day, thereby cutting down on pollution.

Delhi Environment Minister, Gopal Rai, has fixed that the local government’s decision regarding the ban on firecrackers will be reviewed after the Diwali festival. Against current bans, it’s common for people to set off firecrackers during the celebration, resulting in an enlarged level of air pollution.