Delhi Air Quality
Delhi Air Quality News
The city saw 29 "poor" air quality days in April, the highest in the month since the CPCB started maintaining AQI data in 2015
The minimum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 22.5 degrees Celsius, one notch higher than the season's normal, IMD said
The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality forecast agency SAFAR said low wind speed and very low temperature is leading to such conditions
Day after SC’s warning, Centre sets up enforcement task force to check Delhi air pollution |10 points
This comes a day after the apex court pulled up the central and state government over the rising air pollution levels in the National Capital Region.
According to Ministry of Earth Science's air quality monitor SAFAR', the air quality is likely to improve from Friday onwards due to better wind speed.
Data from the Central Pollution Control Board revealed that Delhi's air quality in November was the worst for the month in seven years
Delhi has reimposed ban on construction and demolition activities following the Supreme Court's directions and extended the ban on entry of trucks till 30 November
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.
SC to continue hearing PIL on Delhi's air pollution today; city's AQI records significant improvement
On Wednesday, for the first time in the last 10 days, the air quality in the city has shown significant improvement from the "very poor" to the "poor" category, according to SAFAR
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
With an AQI of 362, Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor'; vehicles banned from entering Capital
The India Meteorological Department has said relief was unlikely until after Sunday when calm wind conditions are predicted to emerge making dispersion of pollutants difficult
An AQI between zero and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'
Delhi’s air pollution is a perennial problem; singling out Diwali firecrackers and stubble burning won’t help much
Since the Central Pollution Control Board started measuring Delhi’s AQI in 2015, the city has had just 10 ‘good air’ days, five of which occurred during the coronavirus-induced lockdown in 2020
Delhi woke up to the season's worst air pollution level on Saturday morning, as the overall Air Quality Index shot up to 499
According to an analysis by Delhi Pollution Control Committee, people in Delhi breathe the worst air between 1 November and 15 November every year
The overall air quality of Delhi plunged to the upper end of the 'severe' category with additional firework emissions, said Gufran Beig, the founder-project director of SAFAR
Under the zero firecracker emission scenario, Delhi's PM2.5 concentration is predicted to be in the upper end of the 'very poor' category from November 4 to November 6.
Delhi air quality worst from 1 to 15 Nov each year; crop burning, firecrackers leading cause, says DPCC
The main reason for the high air pollution level is waste burning because this is the time when Delhi records its lowest temperatures and festivals, the official said.
The city's air quality was recorded in the 'poor' category on Tuesday morning with the air quality index (AQI) at 237
Air quality remains in very poor category in Delhi, enters severe zone in Ghaziabad and Greater Noida
There is a possibility of air quality reaching the severe category between 4 and 7 December, the Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi predicted