The dust storm in Oman has deteriorated the national capital’s air quality and is likely to witness more air pollutants over the weekend, said officials from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Friday.

New Delhi had been witnessing a sufficiently good air quality due to monsoon that greeted citizens with spells of showers. However, the storm in Oman has partially affected north-western India by taking the the pollution levels in Delhi from ‘good’ to ‘poor’ category.

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