Desolation of Smog: Why Mumbai’s air quality is now worse than that of Delhi
Over the past few days, Mumbai’s air quality index levels have been higher than Delhi’s. Construction activities coupled with a change in wind patterns has left the financial capital gasping
Delhi under smog blanket as air quality deteriorates to 'Very Poor' category with overall AQI of 315
As per the dynamic model and weather/ meteorological forecast provided by IMD/ IITM, the overall air quality is likely to fluctuate largely between 'Poor' to the lower end of the 'Very Poor' categories in the next few days
Delhi's air quality still remains in 'very poor' category
The National Capital Region (NCR) also continued to witness bad air as Noida also registered very poor air quality with an AQI of 341 while Gurugram's AQI stood at 324 and continued to remain in the 'very poor' category
National Human Rights Commission takes detailed report from Punjab chief secretary on farm fires
The NHRC expressed strong concern over stubble burning cases in North India, especially in Punjab, as the air quality has turned 'severe' in many cities and affecting the health of the people
Delhi air quality improves further, but still 'very poor'; Centre's panel lifts stage-4 GRAP curbs
Delhi's air pollution levels ameliorated marginally to the lower end of the "very poor" category on Sunday, following which the Centre's air quality panel lifted the fresh curbs imposed three days ago.
Centre's panel lifts curbs imposed in Delhi-NCR under final stage of air pollution action plan
The 24-hour average air quality index stood at 339 at 4 pm, dropping from 381 a day ago. It was 447 on Friday, according to the Central Pollution Control Board
Greywala Shade: Delhi turns into Pollution Capital once again
Stepping out to take a ‘breathe of fresh air’ is currently not an option in Delhi. For the past few days, Delhiites have been waking up to thick smog and frightening pollution levels
Delhi wakes up to thick smog, air quality index dips to 'severe'
Delhiites woke up on Thursday to a thick envelope of smog as air quality in the national capital and in adjoining regions, dipped into severe category again.
Delhi's air quality slips into 'severe' category on Tuesday morning
Delhi's air quality worsened on Tuesday morning as the AQI slipped into the 'severe' category, even as the minimum temperature settled at 15.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal.
New Delhi: Morning air quality remains at 'very poor' category, AQI at 309
The air quality watchdog also informed that strong winds at the transport level blowing from the northwest direction from stubble burning areas are likely to transport pollutants to Delhi and its share in Delhi's PM2.5 is likely to increase further
Firecracker ban flouted, AAP has failed to curb pollution in Delhi, alleges BJP
According to forecasting agencies, the air quality in Delhi on the morning after Diwali was recorded in the “very poor” category but the situation was relatively better than previous years due to favourable meteorological conditions which diluted the effect of firecrackers and stubble burning
Delhi saw 30% drop in use of firecrackers this Diwali as against 2021: Gopal Rai
The air quality index (AQI) stood at 323 on Tuesday (the day after Diwali) as compared to 462 after the festival last year
Explained: What are green crackers and why should we use them this Diwali?
Green firecrackers are eco-friendly; they cause 30 per cent less pollution than conventional ones. They also create lesser noise with a sound level of 110-125 decibels. With air levels already dipping this Diwali, some states — such as West Bengal — are only allowing their purchase
Rain brings mercury down Saturday morning in Delhi; more expected
The air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded in the good (44) category around 9.30 am, data from the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) showed
Delhi's average air quality index this April worst for the month since 2016
The city saw 29 "poor" air quality days in April, the highest in the month since the CPCB started maintaining AQI data in 2015
At 271, Mumbai records 'poor' AQI; air quality dips to severe in parts of city
The Mazagaon air monitoring station recorded AQI 454, which comes under the severe category, while Deonar and Navy Nagar-Colaba stations recorded AQI 324, which is categorised as very poor
Delhi witnesses light rains in several parts as minimum temperature settles at 11.5°C
Widespread rainfall is likely over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan from 21 January, 2022 to 23 January, 2022, due to a Western Disturbance, the IMD said
Delhi witnesses highest rainfall for January in at least 13 years; waterlogging reported
The weather department has predicted a cloudy sky for Delhi till 9 January.
Half of Delhi pollution caused by vehicles! Here are three ways to clean the city’s mobility system
As per a 2018 study by ARAI and TERI, motor vehicles are the primary source of pollutants within Delhi and contribute to about 40 percent of PM 2.5 emissions — one of the key reasons for the city’s toxic air
Delhi's air pollution level dips to 'severe category' again; unfavourable weather conditions major factor
Neighbouring Faridabad (417), Ghaziabad (373), Greater Noida (378), Gurgaon (361) and Noida (383) also saw a dip in air quality on Friday morning.