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Delhi air quality improves narrowly, shows AQI at 301; remains in very poor category - ADTDelhi air quality improves narrowly, shows AQI at 301; remains in very poor category - ADT

Delhi air quality improves narrowly, shows AQI at 301; remains in very poor category

Air quality is possible to degrade but within the very poor category for the next two days (Jan 16, 17)
 

India News Jan 16, 2022, 11:42 AM IST

IMD forecasts colder days ahead for Delhi likely to receive rains on December 5 gcwIMD forecasts colder days ahead for Delhi likely to receive rains on December 5 gcw

IMD forecasts colder days for Delhi; likely to receive rains on December 5, 6

The levels of PM 2.5 and PM 10 pollutants in the air at 9 a.m. were 165 and 277, respectively, with an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 335.

India News Dec 3, 2021, 4:40 PM IST

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Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai to convene high-level meeting to examine pollution-reduction measures

 Neighbouring Faridabad (347), Ghaziabad (344), Greater Noida (322), Gurgaon (345), and Noida (356) also had 'very poor' air quality.

Top Stories Nov 22, 2021, 9:04 AM IST

Delhi gasps for fresh air as AQI still stands in very poor category gcwDelhi gasps for fresh air as AQI still stands in very poor category gcw

Delhi gasps for fresh air as AQI still stands in 'very poor' category

Delhi's air quality remained 'very bad,' with the AQI reaching 332 on Friday morning. PM10 is still the most dangerous pollution. 

India News Nov 19, 2021, 8:38 AM IST

Supreme court on Delhi air pollution punjab stubble burning air quality index gcwSupreme court on Delhi air pollution punjab stubble burning air quality index gcw

'Situation very bad, have to wear masks in home': Supreme Court on Delhi air pollution

The apex court ordered the Centre to take immediate action to cut the air quality index from 500 to at least 200 points.

Top Stories Nov 13, 2021, 11:24 AM IST

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Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata among top 10 world's most polluted cities

Lahore, Pakistan, and Chengdu, China, are also the cities with the highest AQI indexes.

India News Nov 13, 2021, 10:10 AM IST

Delhi wakes up to worst pollution level of the season as AQI touches 499 gcwDelhi wakes up to worst pollution level of the season as AQI touches 499 gcw

Delhi wakes up to worst pollution level of the season as AQI touches 499, remains in 'severe' category

According to the Centre-run pollution monitoring system, at 6 am today, particulate matter (PM) concentrations with diameters of 10 and 2.5 microns were 541 and 349, respectively, both in the 'severe' category.

India News Nov 13, 2021, 8:22 AM IST

Ghaziabad Noida worst polluted cities as Delhi-NCR engulfed under smog layer gcwGhaziabad Noida worst polluted cities as Delhi-NCR engulfed under smog layer gcw

Ghaziabad, Noida worst polluted cities as Delhi-NCR engulfed under smog layer

The city's Air Quality Index was 454 at 9 am. Severe air quality was detected in Faridabad (452), Ghaziabad (490), Greater Noida (476), Gurugram (418), and Noida (434).

India News Nov 12, 2021, 3:55 PM IST

Delhi air quality continues to remain in severe category gcwDelhi air quality continues to remain in severe category gcw

Delhi’s air quality continues to remain in ‘severe’ category

Authorities said Delhi's air quality was 'severe' on Sunday due to a massive surge of stubble-related pollution from a substantially higher effective fire count.

India News Nov 8, 2021, 8:55 AM IST

Delhi air quality severe national capital tops 10 most polluted cities in IndiaDelhi air quality severe national capital tops 10 most polluted cities in India

Delhi air quality 'severe'; national capital tops 10 most polluted cities in India

Experts have warned that the pollution could adversely impact the Covid-19 situation in the national capital.

Top Stories Nov 6, 2021, 11:00 AM IST

Delhi air quality further dips into very severe category after Diwali gcwDelhi air quality further dips into very severe category after Diwali gcw

Delhi's air quality further dips into 'very severe' category after Diwali as crackers burst despite ban

According to SAFAR, the capital's 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) was 382 on Thursday, up from 314 on Wednesday. 

India News Nov 5, 2021, 9:04 AM IST

Delhis air quality index dips to 'very poor' category for first time gcwDelhis air quality index dips to 'very poor' category for first time gcw

Delhi's air quality index dips to 'very poor' category for first time this season

On Tuesday, Delhi had a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 303. On Wednesday morning, the air quality in Jantar Mantar was 222.28, placing it in the 'very unhealthy' category.

India News Nov 3, 2021, 9:03 AM IST

Delhi air quality remains in poor category expected to deteriorate further on Diwali gcwDelhi air quality remains in poor category expected to deteriorate further on Diwali gcw

Delhi's air quality remains in 'poor' category, expected to deteriorate further on Diwali

The Ministry of Earth Sciences' Air Quality, Early Warning System for Delhi predicted that PM2.5 and PM10 levels in the city might reach 250 and 398 micrograms per cubic metre, respectively, on Diwali night. 

India News Nov 2, 2021, 9:07 AM IST

Air quality worsens in Delhi as stubble burning increases in Haryana and Punjab-dnmAir quality worsens in Delhi as stubble burning increases in Haryana and Punjab-dnm

Air quality worsens in Delhi as stubble burning increases in Haryana and Punjab

The Central Pollution Control Board's data showed the national capital recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 268.
 

Top Stories Oct 31, 2021, 2:32 PM IST

Howrah in West Bengal seals top rank in the list of most polluted cities of India-dbrHowrah in West Bengal seals top rank in the list of most polluted cities of India-dbr

Howrah in West Bengal seals top rank in the list of most polluted cities of India

Howrah in West Bengal topped the list of the most polluted cities in India. According to the daily AQI (Air Quality Index) bulletin of the Central Pollution Control Board, the 24-hour average AQI value of Howrah on Wednesday was 285.
 

India Nov 19, 2020, 1:44 PM IST