Air quality index

Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category with AQI at 366

The air pollution level in Delhi on Thursday morning remained under 'very poor' category with AQI recorded at 366.

Nov 26, 2020, 07:44 AM IST

Delhi records 'poor' air quality, may turn worse as mercury dips

Delhi's air quality was recorded in the 'poor' category on Thursday morning with an Air Quality Index of 272 at 9 am. 

Nov 19, 2020, 11:39 AM IST

Delhi AQI improves to 'moderate' category as gusty winds, rains flush out key pollutants

The environment watcher bodies stated that significant improvement in Delhi air quality would be short-lived. 

Nov 19, 2020, 02:12 AM IST

Pollution levels down before Diwali, check the Air Quality Index of Delhi-NCR here

The national capital on Thursday (November 12, 2020) witnessed air pollution levels at 'very poor' category with Air Quality Index (AQI) registering at 398.

Nov 12, 2020, 07:48 AM IST

Delhi air quality still in 'very poor' category; Check what AIIMS Director said on Air pollution

AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria has said that it contributes to up to 40 per cent deaths in patients with chronic illnesses and neonatal fatalities.

Nov 12, 2020, 02:29 AM IST

Delhi air quality turns 'very poor', AQI at 322 amid stubble burning, calm wind

According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences' Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi, an increase was also observed in farm fires in Punjab, Haryana and neighbouring regions of Pakistan, but its impact on the capital's air quality was marginal.

Oct 14, 2020, 08:39 AM IST

Air Quality Index in National Capital Continues to Remain Under ‘Poor’ Category

The air quality of Delhi was again recorded in the 'poor' category on Sunday morning due to stubble burning and unfavourable meteorological conditions. One of the main reasons for the deteriorating air quality is the rise of pollutants in the atmosphere.

Oct 11, 2020, 09:30 AM IST

Cold wave grips Delhi-NCR, air quality falls to poor in Delhi

The overall AQI in Delhi on Tuesday docked at 282 with the air quality at Chandni Chowk and Ayanagar recorded at 326 and 217, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

Jan 21, 2020, 07:50 AM IST

Delhi-NCR battles cold wave, AQI remains at 'very poor'

The Air Quality Index continued to remain at 'very poor' category with 307 mark. The air quality at Chandi Chowk was recorded at 540 unde the 'severe' category. The NCR region of Noida and Gurgaon face similar pollution levels with AQI at 337 and 306 respectively.  

Dec 27, 2019, 08:33 AM 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

Delhi air quality remains in 'very poor' category, city witnesses moderate fog

Delhiites on Monday morning woke up with air quality under 'very poor' category, while overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 355 with PM2.5 being the dominant pollutant, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

Dec 09, 2019, 10:06 AM IST

Delhi air in very poor category for third consecutive day, AQI crosses 380 mark

According to SAFAR, the rise in air pollution is because of the prevalence of calm surface winds and a decrease in ventilation coefficient which creates a conducive environment for pollutant accumulation.

Dec 07, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

Delhi-NCR air quality improves slightly, but still under 'severe' category

The AQI in Gurugram and Noida too improved a bit too, but remained in the 'severe' category at 493, 405, respectively. An AQI between 301 and 400 falls in 'very poor' category while an AQI above 400 qualifies under 'severe' category, and above 500 is 'severe-plus emergency' category.

Nov 05, 2019, 07:36 AM IST

PMO holds review meeting with states to find permanent solution for Delhi pollution

In a review meeting on the issue, Principal Secretary to Prime Minister P K Mishra said that after taking short-term measures, a system will be put in place for a permanent long-term solution. The Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister emphasized the importance of pre-emptive action, as necessary. He said there is a need to establish a mechanism for immediate action.

Nov 05, 2019, 06:48 AM IST

Delhi's Air Quality Worst In 3 Years, Gurugram & Noida too on air emergency

Delhi's Air Quality Worst In 3 Years, Gurugram & Noida too on air emergency. Watch video to know more.

Nov 04, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

40 per cent Delhi-NCR residents want to live in other cities due to pollution: Survey

As many as 40 per cent residents of Delhi-NCR area do not want to live in the national capital due to deteriorating air quality whereas 16 per cent of them want to travel during the period when pollution reaches alarming levels, according to a survey.

Nov 03, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

AQI touches 1600 at several places in Delhi-NCR; 32 flights diverted

The visibility at Delhi airport dropped to 300 metre as AQI in the national capital was recorded at 625 on Sunday. 

Nov 03, 2019, 13:47 PM IST

Delhi air continues to choke, AQI breaches 900-mark at several places

While the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded at 626 at 10:45 am on Sunday, at some parts of the national capital, the pollution level breached the 'shocking' 900-mark. 

Nov 03, 2019, 11:30 AM IST

Air quality deteriorates as smoky haze continues to shroud Delhi-NCR; Ghaziabad, Noida most polluted

The visibility in Delhi came down to 600 metres in the early hours of Friday. As of now, Ghaziabad and Noida are most polluted with AQI at 491 and 471, respectively. The AQI in Gurugram is said to be at 421. 

Nov 01, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

Delhi witnesses 'very poor' air quality, Chandni Chowk records AQI at 673

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 673, followed by Pusa at 400, Airport (T3) and Mathura Road at 399, IIT Delhi and Dhirpur at 395, Delhi University (DU) at 393, Lodhi Road at 384 and Ayanagar at 374. The AQI in Noida stood at 535 and at Gurugram at 384.

Oct 30, 2019, 06:49 AM IST