Air Quality Index India 2021

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Day after SC’s warning, Centre sets up enforcement task force to check Delhi air pollution |10 points
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Day after SC’s warning, Centre sets up enforcement task force to check Delhi air pollution |10 points

This comes a day after the apex court pulled up the central and state government over the rising air pollution levels in the National Capital Region.

Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category, minimum temperature rises
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Delhi's air quality slips to 'severe' category, minimum temperature rises

According to Ministry of Earth Science's air quality monitor SAFAR', the air quality is likely to improve from Friday onwards due to better wind speed.

'Giving you 24 hours or...': Supreme Court raps Centre, Delhi over rising air pollution levels
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'Giving you 24 hours or...': Supreme Court raps Centre, Delhi over rising air pollution levels

Data from the Central Pollution Control Board revealed that Delhi's air quality in November was the worst for the month in seven years

Delhi's air quality improves slightly but remains in 'very poor' category; ban on construction, demolition activities lifted
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Delhi's air quality improves slightly but remains in 'very poor' category; ban on construction, demolition activities lifted

The Air Quality Index in the national capital is likely to improve to the 'poor' or 'lower end of very poor' category in the next two days

With an AQI of 362, Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'; vehicles banned from entering Capital
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With an AQI of 362, Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'; vehicles banned from entering Capital

The India Meteorological Department has said relief was unlikely until after Sunday when calm wind conditions are predicted to emerge making dispersion of pollutants difficult

Delhi’s air pollution is a perennial problem; singling out Diwali firecrackers and stubble burning won’t help much
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Delhi’s air pollution is a perennial problem; singling out Diwali firecrackers and stubble burning won’t help much

Since the Central Pollution Control Board started measuring Delhi’s AQI in 2015, the city has had just 10 ‘good air’ days, five of which occurred during the coronavirus-induced lockdown in 2020

Supreme Court suggests two-day lockdown in Delhi as capital battles 'severe' air quality levels
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Supreme Court suggests two-day lockdown in Delhi as capital battles 'severe' air quality levels

Delhi woke up to the season's worst air pollution level on Saturday morning, as the overall Air Quality Index shot up to 499

With 499 AQI, Delhi wakes up to 'severe' air quality; people advised to avoid outdoor activities
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With 499 AQI, Delhi wakes up to 'severe' air quality; people advised to avoid outdoor activities

According to an analysis by Delhi Pollution Control Committee, people in Delhi breathe the worst air between 1 November and 15 November every year

Delhi deploys 114 tankers to sprinkle water to settle dust; higher wind speed flushes out pollution
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Delhi deploys 114 tankers to sprinkle water to settle dust; higher wind speed flushes out pollution

The weather office has predicted strong surface winds that will help clear out pollutants in the city's air whose AQI stood at 449 in the severe category at 8 am on Saturday

Delhi's all smogged up! Capital turns into gas chamber as pollution levels rise significantly
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Delhi's all smogged up! Capital turns into gas chamber as pollution levels rise significantly

The rampant firecracker bursting on Diwali and stubble burning has led to the air quality being in the 'severe' category with no respite till Sunday evening