Air pollution

Air pollution may affect your kidney

The authors noted that their findings may be especially important for parts of the world with higher air pollution, such as China and India, where fine particulate matter levels are 5 to 10 times higher than in the United States.

Feb 28, 2020, 15:24 PM IST

Air pollution's tiny particles may give heart attacks

"Our future analyses will examine the combined hourly exposures to both air pollution and extreme temperature. We will also identify vulnerable subpopulations regarding pre-existing diseases and medication intake," said Kai Chen.

Feb 16, 2020, 14:24 PM IST

Six trains delayed in Northern Railway Region amid dense fog

At least six Delhi-bound trains were delayed by several hours due to fog and low visibility in several parts of northern India, officials said on Monday (February 10).

Feb 10, 2020, 07:56 AM IST

10 Delhi-bound trains running late as fog engulfs northern India

At least 10 Delhi-bound trains were delayed by more than 3 hours due to fog and low visibility in several parts of northern India, officials said on Tuesday.

Feb 04, 2020, 07:22 AM IST

13 Delhi-bound trains delayed in northern India due to low visibility

According to northern railway officials, Gaya-New Delhi Mahabodhi Express was delayed by 4 hours, followed by Puri-New Delhi Purushottam Express running behind its schedule by 3 hours.

Feb 03, 2020, 10:29 AM IST

Delhi air quality deteriorates, AQI remains in 'poor' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 330.

Jan 16, 2020, 09:23 AM IST

Delhi air quality plunges further, AQI remains in 'very poor' category

An AQI between 0-50 is considered `good`, 51-100 `satisfactory`, 101-200 `moderate`, 201-300 `poor`, 301-400 `very poor` and 401-500 is marked as `severe`.

Jan 14, 2020, 07:29 AM IST

Delhi air quality deteriorates, AQI settles in 'Very Poor' category; light rain predicted

An AQI between 0-50 is considered `good`, 51-100 `satisfactory`, 101-200 `moderate`, 201-300 `poor`, 301-400 `very poor` and 401-500 is marked as `severe`.

Jan 13, 2020, 07:42 AM IST

Strong wind speed improves Delhi's air quality, still remains in 'poor' category

On Sunday morning, the overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 290 with PM 2.5 at 93 and PM 10 at 168. 

Jan 12, 2020, 13:10 PM IST

26 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog in Northern Railways region, AQI in 'very poor' category

According to IMD, the NCR would continue to witness shallow fog in the coming days. 

Jan 11, 2020, 10:43 AM IST

Delhi air quality improves, AQI settles in 'Poor' category; temperature dips to 7.4 degrees Celsius

The air pollution level in the Delhi-NCR dipped with the Air Quality Index (AQI) reaching the lower end of the ''Poor" category.

Jan 10, 2020, 06:53 AM IST

Delhi air quality deteriorates, AQI settles in 'Poor' category; shallow fog predicted

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 302, followed by Mathura Road at 290, Dhirpur at 273, Delhi University at 248, Ayanagar at 244, Lodhi Road at 222, Airport (T3) at 214, IIT Delhi at 206 and Pusa at 175. The AQI in Noida stood at 311 and Gurugram at 258.

Jan 09, 2020, 07:30 AM IST

Delhi: Four flights diverted, two dozen trains delayed due to low visibility

The trains which are running late include 15707- Katihar-Amritsar Express which is running late by four hours and 13413 - Malda-Delhi Farakka Express running late by 3:30 hours.

Dec 28, 2019, 12:22 PM IST

Delhi's air quality improves to moderate category, AQI drops to 115

SAFAR has advised those in the 'Sensitive Group' to consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.

Dec 15, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

Foggy morning in Delhi, but air quality improves marginally after increase in wind speed

The pollution level of the national capital is under 'poor' as of now overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 280. Major pollutants PM10 and PM 2.5 were at 108 and 70, respectively. The AQI in Delhi's Lodhi Road plunged to 'very poor' category at 306. However, in other areas, it was under 'poor' category. The AQI was 146 in Dhirpur at 8:30 am and it dipped to the 'poor' category at 276 in Mathura Road area. AQI near Pusa Road, Airport, Terminal 3, IIT, and Delhi University stood at 290, 235, 273, and 266, respectively.

Dec 14, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR, temperature dips; air quality improves fairly

The heavy rains brought down temperatures to 12 degrees Celsius on Thursday night. The weather will continue to remain similar till Friday morning with light showers at several places.

Dec 13, 2019, 07:44 AM IST

Delhi air quality worsens to 'severe' category, AQI falls to 407

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall AQI in Delhi docked at 407 at 7 AM.

Dec 12, 2019, 06:56 AM IST

Delhi air quality remains in 'very poor' category, Noida still in 'severe' category

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall AQI in Delhi docked at 360 at 7 AM.

Dec 11, 2019, 07:50 AM IST

Air quality in Delhi remains 'very poor', still better than 'severe' in Noida

The moderate fog at isolated places in the national capital added to the woes for Delhites gasping for breath. 

Dec 10, 2019, 09:15 AM IST

No breather for Delhi-NCR yet, air quality remains in 'very poor' category

The Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi crossed 377 in most parts of the capital. In Noida, the air quality docked to 427 ('severe' category) and in Gurugram it was recorded at 394 ('very poor' category). 

Dec 09, 2019, 09:24 AM IST