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Oct 19, 2018
Delhi air quality improves after rainfall lashes capital, but authorities warn of rise in pollution in coming daysThe PM10 level (presence of particles in the air with a diameter of less than 10 micrometres) in Delhi stood at 270 and the PM 2.5 level was recorded at 125.
Jun 14, 2018
Delhi's air quality at 'Beyond Severe' for three consecutive days as stubborn dust lingers in the air; PM10 level hits 830The air quality in Delhi remained beyond the "severe" level for the third consecutive day due to storms, which increased coarser particles in the air. Authorities warned the dusty conditions are likely to prevail for another 3-4 days and advised people to avoid staying outdoors for long hours.
Jun 07, 2018
Ozone pollution spikes in Delhi-NCR: Study by Centre for Science and Environment finds green areas to be more vulnerableSpike in ozone pollution has emerged as a rising threat for the already polluted Delhi and NCR with a new study finding "green areas more vulnerable".
May 04, 2018
WHO's most polluted list names 14 Indian cities: Fragile Air Act, lax pollution boards and emission standards to blameSelective disdain towards pollutants, lax air quality regulation & vague emission standards led to 14 Indian cities landing on WHO's most polluted list.
Jan 16, 2018
Mumbai's air quality worsens: City records AQI of 253 on Monday, Bandra-Kurla Complex tops list with 313Mumbai recorded its worst air quality on Monday since the beginning of 2018, with the air quality index (AQI) at 253.
Jan 07, 2018
Delhi air quality drops to 'very poor': 36 trains running late, 28 cancelled as visibility falls to 400 metresIt was a foggy morning in New Delhi on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.4 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season's average, the weather office said.
Jan 02, 2018
Delhi's air quality continues to dip, reaches 'severe' level; weather agencies predict improvement from tomorrowAs the national capital and the region around it continued to suffer from "severe" level air quality since the past two days, weather agencies predicted improvement from Wednesday onwards.
Dec 30, 2017
Delhi's air quality dips to 'severe' category as volume of pollutants spike due to falling wind speed, moistureAir quality in the National Capital Region (NCR) worsened to "severe" on Saturday with a drop in wind speed and lowering of effluents' mixing height
Dec 25, 2017
Delhi's air quality in 'very poor' category as volume of pollutants spike due to falling wind speed, moistureDelhi had a grey Christmas on Monday under a thick cover of haze which brought down visibility even as volume of pollutants spiked, keeping air quality in the 'very poor' category.
Dec 12, 2017
Delhi-NCR air quality 'improves' to poor, but likely to worsen againOn Tuesday, the Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi at 4 pm was 219 or "poor" against 361 or "very poor" on Monday at the same time.