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Vehicles seen at Dwarka Expressway amid heavy smog, near Sector 102, in Gurugram, on Tuesday morning, November 12, 2019.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Winds too slow to rid Gurugram air of PM2.5. AQI ‘severe’, might deteriorate further by Thursday

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent, Gurugram
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 11:19 AM IST
Conditions are likely to deteriorate further by Thursday and enter the “severe+” or “emergency” zone (AQI 500+), according to the ministry of earth sciences’ air quality early warning system for Delhi NCR.
Commuters on their way through heavy dust which connects National Highway 248A to Teekli at sector 68, near Badshahpur, in Gurugram, on Sunday, November 11, 2018.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Commuters on their way through heavy dust which connects National Highway 248A to Teekli at sector 68, near Badshahpur, in Gurugram, on Sunday, November 11, 2018.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

‘Very poor’ Gurugram air least polluted among Delhi-NCR

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 11:43 AM IST
On Sunday, PM2.5 in Gurugram was 96ug/m3, according to Central Pollution Control Board data. However, the daily average measure remained alarming, at 328ug/m3.
A senior member of the Central Pollution Control Board’s air quality lab said the marginal increase in pollution was due to a drop in daytime temperature from 30.5 degrees Celsius(HT File)
A senior member of the Central Pollution Control Board’s air quality lab said the marginal increase in pollution was due to a drop in daytime temperature from 30.5 degrees Celsius(HT File)

Gurugram air worst in the country for second consecutive day

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2018 11:06 AM IST
The PM2.5 concentration was 481ug/m3, up from Wednesday’s 453ug/m3. The average daily safe limit of PM2.5 is 60ug/m3, according to the National Ambient Air Quality standards.
A view of Gurugram city's skyline enveloped in heavy smog and heavy air pollution, in Gurugram, on Wednesday(HT Photo)
A view of Gurugram city's skyline enveloped in heavy smog and heavy air pollution, in Gurugram, on Wednesday(HT Photo)

Gurugram air worst in country as construction ban comes into play

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prayag Arora-Desai
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 02:06 PM IST
Haryana State Pollution Control Board regional officer JB Sharma attributed the severity of air pollution to rampant construction activity, slated to be banned for the next 10 days starting today.
A view of National Highway 48, near Rajiv Chowk, in Gurugram, on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Gurugram was the second most polluted city in the country on September 28 and 29, with Noida being ranked the most polluted by a difference of one index point.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
A view of National Highway 48, near Rajiv Chowk, in Gurugram, on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Gurugram was the second most polluted city in the country on September 28 and 29, with Noida being ranked the most polluted by a difference of one index point.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

From second most polluted in India for 2 days, Gurugram air improves to ‘moderate’ level

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prayag Arora-Desai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2018 12:30 PM IST
According to data, Gurugram was the second most polluted city in the country on September 28 and 29, with AQI readings of 255 and 288, respectively.
A Gurgaon traffic policeman wearing N95 Anti-Pollution mask distributed by a private hospital, due to increase the pollution level in Gurgaon city a private hospital distributed the 5000 n95 mask to Gurgaon traffic police, in Gurgaon, India.(HT File Photo)
A Gurgaon traffic policeman wearing N95 Anti-Pollution mask distributed by a private hospital, due to increase the pollution level in Gurgaon city a private hospital distributed the 5000 n95 mask to Gurgaon traffic police, in Gurgaon, India.(HT File Photo)

Filled with particulates, Gurugram air is unbreathable

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 09:28 AM IST
The HSPCB had earlier issued an advisory to the urban local bodies, recommending a ban on all construction activities for 48 hours at the peak of the dust storm in Gurugram
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