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
The weather department has predicted a cloudy sky for Delhi till 9 January.
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.
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
The National Capital recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 330 on Sunday as against 437 the previous day
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In Faridabad, the AQI slipped to 585 in the New Industrial Town area, with PM10 matter at 585 and PM2.5 levels at 207
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The city's air quality was recorded in the 'poor' category on Tuesday morning with the air quality index (AQI) at 237
Fifteen fire tenders have been pressed into service to sprinkle water at identified hotspots, and around 45 personnel have been deployed for the task
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
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
A fresh western disturbance is likely to increase the wind speed and improve the air quality in Delhi-NCR post Diwali, according to IMD
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 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
SAFAR said a significant increase in the stubble-fire count was observed around Haryana, Punjab and other neighbouring regions of the National Capital