Delhi Air Quality Index
Delhi Air Quality Index News
CNG, electric trucks carrying non-essential items allowed into New Delhi starting today; details here
he ban on petrol and diesel run-transportation vehicles, except those carrying essential commodities, remains in force for the time being, as a means to improve the air quality of the city
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.
The oral remarks came in response to the submission of senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi, appearing for the Delhi government, that stubble burning was one of the contributors to air pollution
Toxic smog blankets Delhi-NCR as AQI slips to 'severe' category again amid unfavourable meteorological conditions
At 10 am, Delhi recorded an AQI of 407. An IMD official said shallow fog and low temperatures in the morning trapped pollutants close to the ground and calm winds led to stagnant conditions
People complained of itchy throats and watery eyes while health experts said air pollution has become a serious concern for residents amid the pandemic
Air pollution in Delhi worsens to ‘very poor’ category, first time this season; National Capital registers AQI of 304
As per a government-run monitoring agency, SAFAR, an increase in stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana, and neighbouring regions of Pakistan have affected the air quality
Thick fog envelops Delhi as minimum temperature settles at 9.5 degrees Celsius, visibility drops in Safdarjung and Palam
The air quality in Delhi was recorded in the severe category at 429 at 10.40 am
Dip in wind speed to once again affect Delhi-NCR's air quality; pollution levels likely to enter 'severe' zone by Thursday
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority, EPCA, on Monday asked Delhi and NCR states to step up surveillance and enforcement to check local sources of pollution and crop burning in view of the predicted dip in air quality.
Delhi pollution: After five days of breathing toxic air, respite for National Capital, NCR as over all air quality index improves to 'poor' category
After almost five consecutive days of choking on toxic air, Delhi and neighbouring NCR on Sunday woke up to some respite with the Air Quality Index (AQI) improving to 'poor' category from 'severe' category on Saturday
Schools in Delhi and neighbouring Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida also reopened on Saturday after remaining shut for two days in view of a harmful spike in air pollution.
Delhi records AQI of 458 as air quality remains 'severe'; Gautam Gambhir and 24 MPs skip crucial parliamentary meet on pollution
Delhi remained blanketed by a thick smog for the fourth consecutive day on Friday as unfavourable weather hampered the dispersion of pollutants, with improvement in air quality expected only by Sunday.
Delhi Air Pollution Updates: AAP slams Gautam Gambhir for skipping parliamentary meet; SC asks DPCC to conduct random checks on three-wheelers
Delhi Air Pollution LIVE Updates: The Supreme Court on Friday asked Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to conduct random checks on three-wheelers running on polluting fuels and to file a report about it. It also said that the Odd-Even scheme may not be a permanent solution, especially when the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) stated that cars constitute three percent of pollution levels.
Gautam Gambhir, top officials skip key parliamentary meet on Delhi air pollution; ex-cricketer says 'work will speak for itself' after criticism
According to sources, members present at the meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development were upset with those absent and plan to raise the issue with the Speaker.
Odd-Even rule in Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal says final call on extension of scheme to be taken on Monday as air quality likely to improve
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said a final call on extending the Odd-Even scheme would be taken on Monday as the air quality is expected to improve in the next two-three days
Post-Diwali, air pollution levels drop across metros; cracker ban, awareness, favourable weather conditions likely causes
The effects of a much talked-about Supreme Court judgment last year, arguably made a tangible effect this time, as all major metro cities reported much lower pollution levels post Diwali, as compared to the toxins found in the atmosphere in past years
Delhi's air quality worsens as Haryana, Punjab govt's attempts to discourage farmers from burning crop residue prove damp squib
When it comes to air quality there are few worse places to live on the planet than New Delhi, and driving north out the Indian capital it is easy to see why, as plumes of smoke rise from the burning farmland lining the expressway.
Delhi's air quality worsens; visibility drops below 50 meters; fog disrupts rail traffic, derails 13 trains
Railways said that the Rewa-Anand Vihar Superfast Express, Guwahati-New Delhi Express and Hyderabad-Delhi-Telangana Express were delayed by two hours each owing to low visibility due to fog.
Delhi air quality reaches 'satisfactory' levels for first time in 2019, but foggy weather in Delhi delays 21 trains
The overall AQI in Delhi was docking at 85 on Wednesday morning, falling in the 'satisfactory' category for the first time in a span of four months, after a long period of oscillation between 'poor' and 'hazardous' categories.
Delhi air pollution: CPCB-led task force recommends closure of industries at hotspots, bar on construction till Wednesday
Delhi's air quality remained in the 'severe' level for the third consecutive day on Monday as wind speed and other meteorological factors remained "highly unfavourable" for dispersion of pollutants.
Eight killed, several injured after 50 vehicles pile-up on Haryana's Rohtak-Rewari highway due to dense fog
Seven people were killed and several injured in a road accident as 50 vehicles piled-up due to dense fog on a busy flyover on the Rohtak-Rewari highway between Delhi and Haryana on Monday morning.