The Delhi AQI is almost at Wednesday's level which clocked an overall count of 476 and not much relief is expected for two days.
While overall AQI is in the severe category, PM 10 count at 489 and PM 2.5 at 326 is also in the severe category.
According to a forecast by Safar India, no sudden recovery is expected under this condition at least for the next two days and AQI is likely to deteriorate further towards severe plus category on Thursday. The condition may slightly improve by November 15, it said.
As a result of the air emergency, schools have been shut till Friday. The pollution control authority has extended the ban on industrial activities till November 15.