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Delhi’s air quality hovers at very poor; SAFAR advises against outdoor physical activities during early morning, after sunset
India

Delhi’s air quality hovers at very poor; SAFAR advises against outdoor physical activities during early morning, after sunset

Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 264 and PM 10 at 260, both in 'poor category' in the Lodhi Road area

Delhi air quality ‘very poor’ as air quality index crosses 370; SAFAR issues advisory to asthma and heart patients
India

Delhi air quality ‘very poor’ as air quality index crosses 370; SAFAR issues advisory to asthma and heart patients

Air quality in Delhi remained dismal on Sunday with air quality index (AQI) crossing 350 in most parts of the capital and shallow fog is expected to envelop the national capital throughout the day

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day; calm surface winds, less ventilation coefficient allowing pollutant accumulation, says SAFAR
India

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day; calm surface winds, less ventilation coefficient allowing pollutant accumulation, says SAFAR

According to SAFAR, rise in air pollution in Delhi is because of the prevalence of calm surface winds, a decrease in ventilation coefficient which creates a conducive environment for pollutant accumulation

Delhi battles to breathe as air quality plunges to ‘very poor’ category; AQI at 334 as of Thursday morning, says SAFAR
India

Delhi battles to breathe as air quality plunges to ‘very poor’ category; AQI at 334 as of Thursday morning, says SAFAR

Air Quality Index in Delhi is at 334 with PM2.5 at 164 and PM10 at 272, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research

Delhi air quality turns ‘very poor’ on Wednesday morning; AQI to deteriorate further, predicts SAFAR
India

Delhi air quality turns ‘very poor’ on Wednesday morning; AQI to deteriorate further, predicts SAFAR

According to SAFAR, overall AQI of Delhi was at 305 in Delhi, in the lower end of 'very poor' category at 8:30 am on Wednesday

Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories
India

Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories

At several major junctions of the national capital Delhi, the Air Quality Index oscillated between 'poor' and 'very poor' category

AQI at Delhi's Rohini, Anand Vihar, Bawana enters 'severe' zone; calm winds, high humidity led to accumulation of pollutants, says IMD
India

AQI at Delhi's Rohini, Anand Vihar, Bawana enters 'severe' zone; calm winds, high humidity led to accumulation of pollutants, says IMD

The AQI at Rohini (411), Anand Vihar (411) and Bawana (404) entered the severe zone in the morning, according to the India Meteorological Department, very low wind speed and high humidity due to a shallow fog in the morning led to accumulation of pollutants

Arvind Kejriwal says no need to extend Odd-Even scheme as skies are clear; Delhi air quality remains in 'poor' category
India

Arvind Kejriwal says no need to extend Odd-Even scheme as skies are clear; Delhi air quality remains in 'poor' category

The air quality in Delhi improved marginally on Monday but remained in the 'poor' category for the second consecutive day

74% parents in Delhi, NCR want annual scheduled ‘smog break’ in schools from 1-20 Nov, finds survey; can compensate by reducing leaves from summer, winter, spring breaks
India

74% parents in Delhi, NCR want annual scheduled ‘smog break’ in schools from 1-20 Nov, finds survey; can compensate by reducing leaves from summer, winter, spring breaks

Smog break could be compensated with reduction of leaves from summer, winter, spring breaks combined to ensure study calendar is not affected

Odd-Even ends in Delhi: A look at how National Capital's air quality fared during the scheme
India

Odd-Even ends in Delhi: A look at how National Capital's air quality fared during the scheme

Firstpost looked at the AQI levels in Delhi between 1 November to 15 November to see how Delhi's air quality fared during the time the scheme was implemented.

Bihar bans use of 15-year-old government and commercial vehicles; decision made to curb rising pollution in state
India

Bihar bans use of 15-year-old government and commercial vehicles; decision made to curb rising pollution in state

According to chief secretary Deepak Kumar, the decision was taken by chief minister Nitish Kumar at a high-level meeting which was held in the backdrop of rising pollution in some districts of the state

Vistara cancels four flights to and from Delhi, diverts five others owing to poor visibility, smog; IndiGo systems down across networks
India

Vistara cancels four flights to and from Delhi, diverts five others owing to poor visibility, smog; IndiGo systems down across networks

As Delhi and surrounding NCR regions battle deteriorating air pollution levels, Vistara airlines on Monday cancelled four of their Delhi-bound flights citing poor visibility due to smog

Delhi pollution: Unsurprisingly, sales of masks, air purifiers go up by 70 percent
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Delhi pollution: Unsurprisingly, sales of masks, air purifiers go up by 70 percent

With Delhi air pollution reaching catastrophic levels, it's not surprising that sales of air purifiers have shot up.

Air Quality Index Delhi: Odd-Even kicks off in National Capital; pollution levels remain in 'severe' category with AQI at 437
India

Air Quality Index Delhi: Odd-Even kicks off in National Capital; pollution levels remain in 'severe' category with AQI at 437

The air pollution crisis in Delhi and neighbouring National Capital Region (NCR) continued on Monday, with the Air Quality Index (AQI) docking at 437, according to Central Pollution Control Board's 9 am bulletin

Construction activity banned, 333 brick kilns shut till 5 November in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar after spike in pollution levels
India

Construction activity banned, 333 brick kilns shut till 5 November in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar after spike in pollution levels

Construction activities have been banned, and nine paper mills and 333 brick kilns shut till 5 November to combat pollution in the district, officials said

Air Quality Index Delhi: Pollution in several areas of NCR escalates to 'severe plus' category; average AQI in October less than 2018, says report
India

Air Quality Index Delhi: Pollution in several areas of NCR escalates to 'severe plus' category; average AQI in October less than 2018, says report

Pollution levels in Delhi and neighbouring NCR region escalated to hazardous levels and visibility dropped significantly after a thick blanket of smog engulfed several parts of the city on Sunday

Delhi pollution plunges into 'severe' category again; bad air quality can be purely attributed to stubble burning, says SAFAR
India

Delhi pollution plunges into 'severe' category again; bad air quality can be purely attributed to stubble burning, says SAFAR

'After recovering from firecracker smoke, Delhi's overall air quality has again plunged into 'severe' category', said SAFAR report

'Prevent Delhi from becoming a gas chamber': Arvind Kejriwal appeals to Punjab, Haryana govts to take steps to stop stubble burning
India

'Prevent Delhi from becoming a gas chamber': Arvind Kejriwal appeals to Punjab, Haryana govts to take steps to stop stubble burning

'I appeal to the Punjab and Haryana governments with folded hands on behalf of the residents of Delhi to take strong steps and prevent Delhi from becoming a gas chamber. At our level, we are making all possible efforts and will continue to do so', Arvind Kejriwal tweeted