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Delhi's air pollution level dips to 'severe category' again; unfavourable weather conditions major factor
India

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.

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

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

Marked improvement in Delhi's air quality, city to submit lockdown proposal to SC on Monday
India

Marked improvement in Delhi's air quality, city to submit lockdown proposal to SC on Monday

The National Capital recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 330 on Sunday as against 437 the previous day

Explained: What is thermal inversion and how it affects air pollution
India

Explained: What is thermal inversion and how it affects air pollution

It acts like a 'cap' on the upward movement of air from the layers below. That 'cap', which traps cold air under the hot air, acts like a lid and keeps smoke and other pollutants from rising into the atmosphere and dispersing

North, central India continue to gasp as air quality plummets; Delhi AQI ‘poorest’ in five years post Diwali
India

North, central India continue to gasp as air quality plummets; Delhi AQI ‘poorest’ in five years post Diwali

Delhi's environment minister Gopal Rai has blamed the BJP for the defying of cracker ban by people, alleging that the saffron party made them burst firecrackers on purpose

Air quality in Delhi remains
India

Air quality in Delhi remains "very poor", hits "hazardous" category in Ghaziabad and Faridabad

In Faridabad, the AQI slipped to 585 in the New Industrial Town area, with PM10 matter at 585 and PM2.5 levels at 207

How raging wildfires in Canada, eastern US have pushed New York into an air pollution crisis
World

How raging wildfires in Canada, eastern US have pushed New York into an air pollution crisis

Several large fires have ravaged the western United States in recent days — notably in California, Nevada and Oregon, where the dangerous Bootleg Fire is still raging, even though the fire season has only just begun

Philips Air Purifier 3000i review: Beginner-friendly and it gets the job done
News & Analysis

Philips Air Purifier 3000i review: Beginner-friendly and it gets the job done

Fine particles, allergens, gases and even food odours - Philips’ Air Purifier 3000i promises to eliminate them all and breathe fresh air into your life.

Delhi reels under cold wave as minimum temperature dips to 3.6 degrees Celsius
India

Delhi reels under cold wave as minimum temperature dips to 3.6 degrees Celsius

The city's air quality was recorded in the 'poor' category on Tuesday morning with the air quality index (AQI) at 237

Delhi pollution: Over 70 lakh litres of water sprinkled at 13 spots in one month to curb dust
India

Delhi pollution: Over 70 lakh litres of water sprinkled at 13 spots in one month to curb dust

Fifteen fire tenders have been pressed into service to sprinkle water at identified hotspots, and around 45 personnel have been deployed for the task

Delhi's air quality improves marginally due to favourable wind speeds, but stays in 'poor' category
India

Delhi's air quality improves marginally due to favourable wind speeds, but stays in 'poor' category

Government agencies said the air quality index of the National Capital was likely to improve to 'moderate' category later in the day

Day after Diwali, Delhi records worst air quality in four years as pollution crosses emergency threshold
India

Day after Diwali, Delhi records worst air quality in four years as pollution crosses emergency threshold

The levels of PM2.5, which can lead to premature deaths from heart and lung diseases, were 329 microgram per cubic meter in Delhi-NCR at 7 pm, above the emergency threshold of 300 g/m3

Delhi records 'very poor' air quality, likely to enter 'severe' category on Diwali, says IMD
India

Delhi records 'very poor' air quality, likely to enter 'severe' category on Diwali, says IMD

A fresh western disturbance is likely to increase the wind speed and improve the air quality in Delhi-NCR post Diwali, according to IMD

Farm fires, calm winds, low temperatures push Delhi air quality to worst since November 2019
India

Farm fires, calm winds, low temperatures push Delhi air quality to worst since November 2019

People complained of itchy throats and watery eyes while health experts said air pollution has become a serious concern for residents amid the pandemic

Delhi records 'very poor' AQI of 369; SAFAR predicts significant improvement from Monday
India

Delhi records 'very poor' AQI of 369; SAFAR predicts significant improvement from Monday

Delhi recorded an average AQI of 374 on Friday, 395 on Thursday, 297 on Wednesday, 312 on Tuesday and 353 on Monday

Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'; pollution levels to worsen tomorrow, say authorities
India

Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'; pollution levels to worsen tomorrow, say authorities

SAFAR said a significant increase in the stubble-fire count was observed around Haryana, Punjab and other neighbouring regions of the National Capital

Delhi records 'poor' air quality; condition likely to improve due to depression over Bay of Bengal, says IMD
India

Delhi records 'poor' air quality; condition likely to improve due to depression over Bay of Bengal, says IMD

A SAFAR report said that stubble fire has a marginal impact on Delhi AQI, which is likely to reduce due to change in wind direction

World Environment Day 2020: PM2.5 AQI largely below 100 in Mumbai, 60 in Kolkata during COVID-19 lockdown
India

World Environment Day 2020: PM2.5 AQI largely below 100 in Mumbai, 60 in Kolkata during COVID-19 lockdown

The coronavirus lockdown imposed on India on 25th March had the obvious effect of slowing down construction and industrial work, and taking motor vehicles off the roads

India sees improved air quality during coronavirus lockdown, says CPCB; AQI improves to 'good' in 23 cities, 'satisfactory' in 65
India

India sees improved air quality during coronavirus lockdown, says CPCB; AQI improves to 'good' in 23 cities, 'satisfactory' in 65

There has been an improvement in air quality in 85 cities due to the Janata Curfew and lockdown due to coronavirus since 24 March, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said in a report