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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Delhi air pollution

Nov 11, 2019 01:53
The drop in temperature is expected mainly due to a change in wind direction: from south-easterly to north-westerly, which will bring in cold winds from snow-clad mountains as well as smoke from farm fires in Punjab and Haryana. read more
Nov 07, 2019 13:43
Rishi Kapoor has reacted on the tense law and order situation and severe air quality conditions in Delhi with a tweet. read more
Nov 07, 2019 07:49
In almost a week, the national capital’s air quality has improved from ‘emergency’ on Sunday to ‘severe’, ‘very poor’ and then ‘poor’ category on Wednesday. read more
Nov 03, 2019 13:05
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Nov 01, 2019 09:24
This is the first time that the air quality has dipped to emergency levels in the national capital this season. Such a situation was last seen in January 2019. read more
Oct 11, 2019 00:05
The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), a unit of the Union ministry of earth sciences, said air quality will deteriorate further over the next 48 hours. read more
Jan 07, 2019 09:06
The national capital region witnessed light rains on Sunday as the air quality remained in the ‘very poor’ category. The rainfall at 8.30am was recorded at 4.3 mm, while the humidity level was 100%. read more
Nov 09, 2018 10:54
According to news agency ANI, AQI was 724 in Delhi’s Dhirpur at 8:30 am and it dipped to ‘very poor’ category at 625 in Mathura Road area. AQI near Pitampura, Airport, Terminal 3 and Delhi University stood at 679, 481 and 801 respectively. read more
Nov 06, 2018 21:47
Twenty-five areas in Delhi recorded ‘very poor’ quality air, while eight areas recorded ‘poor’ air quality. Experts have warned of a spike in the pollution levels after Diwali even if “partially toxic crackers” are burnt compared to last year. read more
Nov 02, 2018 07:50
Experts said that controlling the number of vehicles in Delhi to combat emergency levels of pollution becomes important because a study by the ministry of earth sciences has recently revealed that there has been a 40% increase in vehicular pollution... read more
Nov 01, 2018 07:57
There’s long-term damage due to particulate matter that gets lodged deep inside the lungs and can cause progressive lung diseases read more
Oct 31, 2018 09:25
The average air quality index for Tuesday in Delhi was 401 – classified as ‘severe’, the second worst of five grades of pollution. read more
Oct 26, 2018 06:38
Air quality to worsen due to change in wind direction, warns Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority. read more
Oct 16, 2018 08:16
The system uses models from the US’ National Centre for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) to calculate the level of air pollution in Delhi and NCR. read more
Oct 14, 2018 14:41
Under the emergency plan called Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of Delhi. read more