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October , 2014
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Delhi’s air very unhealthy: US embassy monitor

Source: The Times of India, Date: October , 2014

Delhi's air has again made headlines for the wrong reasons. The US embassy's pollution monitor at Chanakyapuri on Wednesday measured air quality at 'very unhealthy' levels, prompting a post in an international news portal warning against letting children outdoors for prolonged periods in the capital. The embassy's website calculated the air quality index (AQI) at 248 at 8am and 260 at 6pm. The index is a measure of air quality on a progressively deteriorating scale of 0 to 500, based on fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in the air.

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