Delhi-NCR cities witnessed post-Diwali AQI levels in the poor to very poor category, with readings ranging from 249 to 289.
Both cities exhibited a moderate AQI, with Bengaluru at 132 and Mumbai at 189.
Following Diwali, the air quality stood in the 'poor' category in Pune and Kolkata. While Pune saw an AQI of 243, Kolkata recorded 225.
Chennai recorded an AQI of 256, indicating 'poor' air quality following Diwali celebrations.
Balasore, Bathinda, Begusarai, and Bhagalpur recording extremely high levels AQI ranging from 338 to 397.