Delhi's air quality deteriorates with six areas recording 'severe' pollution; further rise predicted over next two days
Six areas in Delhi — Ashok Vihar, Anand Vihar, Burari, Mundaka, Nehru Nagar and Wazirpur — recorded severe air quality, according to the CPCB. Twenty-five areas of the national capital recorded "very poor" air quality, while in four areas it was in the "poor" category, it said.
The CPCB said seven areas in Delhi, including Mundka, Rohini and Wazirpur, recorded 'severe' air quality, while in 25 other areas the air pollution level was in the 'very poor' category.
Delhi air quality slips to 'very poor' day after recording 'unusual improvement'; agencies attribute it to decline in wind speed
The overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 320 — in the "very poor" category, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Anand Vihar recorded "severe" air quality. The AQI in 23 areas was registered in the "very poor" category, while the situation was "poor" in 12 areas. The level of PM2.5 was recorded at 179, and the PM10 level was recorded at 338.
Delhi continues to choke on ‘very poor’ air as AQI soars to 387; 13 areas of National Capital record ‘severe’ pollution
Delhi’s overall air quality remained in the 'very poor' category on Wednesday, while pollution levels in some areas touched 'severe' levels due to low wind speed.
Delhi pollution: SC-appointed EPCA lifts ban on entry of heavy vehicles as national capital's air quality remains 'severe'
The Supreme Court-appointed EPCA lifted the ban on the entry of heavy vehicles into Delhi on Tuesday even as a thick haze engulfed the city with the air quality remaining in the "severe" category.
As Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' again, EPCA extends ban on construction work, entry of heavy vehicles till Monday
After a slight improvement on Saturday morning, Delhi's air quality again turned 'severe' by evening due to unfavourable weather conditions and a significant increase in pollution from stubble burning, authorities said.
Delhi air quality remains in 'hazardous' category; doctors advise people to avoid outdoor activity, use masks
With seasonal crop residue burning, industrial and vehicle emissions and calm winds persisting, a thick layer of toxic smog settled over Delhi on Saturday.
CPCB asks Noida district magistrate why SC's order on firecrackers was violated; demands report in seven days
The CPCB has asked the district magistrate to submit a report on action taken to prevent the sale of unauthorised firecrackers in Gautam Buddh district along with the reason for non-compliance of the Supreme Court order.
#DelhiDoesn'tCare: Graphic shows how bursting firecrackers during Diwali worsened national capital's air quality
Air quality in Delhi and adjoining areas reached hazardous levels because of widespread bursting of crackers over the Diwali festival on Wednesday and Thursday, coupled with industrial and vehicular emissions, shows a timelapse graphic which combines hourly images of Delhi's skyline with corresponding PM2.5 levels
Delhi pollution: Pair of clean artificial lungs installed before Diwali turns completely black in six days
According to data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the overall air quality index (AQI) on Friday was recorded at 426, which falls in the "severe" category.
Delhi wakes up to toxic post-Diwali air: SC orders on low emission crackers, designated zones were violated flagrantly
Delhi woke up to air which was filled with smoke and barium (often used in firecrackers, albeit in contravention to the law). This is an indication of a failure on the part of several organisations.
Private vehicles will have to be restricted if Delhi NCR air quality reaches emergency levels, warns EPCA chief Dr Bhure Lal
Dr Bhure Lal, chairman of the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA for the NCR of Delhi, has been entrusted with the challenging responsibility of reducing pollution levels.
Morning after Diwali, air quality plummets across India: AQI 'very poor' in Delhi, Mumbai 'moderate' as most ignore SC firecracker guidelines
Air pollution levels across the country took a hit following Diwali celebrations, after many defied the Supreme Court's restrictions on the timeframe within which firecrackers can be burst.
After several days of suffering from 'severe' and 'very poor' air quality, the national capital on Wednesday surprisingly breathed better air in Diwali as its pollution level went down, improving the quality to 'poor'.
Delhi-NCR air quality improves to 'very poor', but agencies warn it will worsen to 'severe-plus emergency' after Diwali
Even if "partial toxic crackers" are used in Delhi during Diwali, SAFAR said the air quality and pollution levels are likely to deteriorate in the region.
Delhi pollution: City's air quality improves to 'poor' category as AQI falls to 231 on Sunday; authorities collect Rs 80 lakh in fine
Delhi's air quality continued to improve on Sunday with the pollution level coming down to 'poor' category after oscillating between 'very poor' and 'severe' for nearly three weeks, authorities said.
Delhi-NCR air quality remains 'very poor' despite action against errants; stubble burning recorded in Uttar Pradesh
Delhi's air pollution level remained in the "very poor category" on Saturday, with the Air Quality Index remaining between 300 and 400, PM 2.5 levels being at 177, and PM 10 levels being at 334 as of 9 am. State bodies are taking extreme steps to control the pollution levels in the national capital.
Delhi pollution: Environment ministry launches trial run of five air-filtering buses; forms 52 teams to check environment-related offences
Designed by Faridabad-based Manav Rachna Innovation and Incubation Centre (MRIIC), the project proposes to ply 30 more such buses in Delhi. The buses flagged off on Thursday are meant to carry school children.
Delhi air quality remains very poor; stubble burning in Uttar Pradesh recorded for first time this season
The overall Air Quality Index of Delhi was recorded at 370, which falls in the "very poor" category, according to data by the CPCB.
40 lakh 'overage' cars deregistered by Delhi transport dept: Check this list to see if your vehicle is on it
The Delhi government told the Supreme Court on Thursday that out of 1.10 crore vehicles registered in the national capital, 40 lakh "overage" vehicles — more than 15 years in case of petrol and 10 years for diesel — have been de-registered by the transport department.