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Dense fog envelops Delhi-NCR, poor visibility in many areas, air quality in 'severe' category

Dense fog shrouded parts of the national capital region (Delhi-NCR) early on Saturday leading to poor visibility in several areas as northern India continues to reel under cold wave and extreme weather conditions.

Jan 16, 2021, 07:46 AM IST

IMD predicts Cold wave in Delhi as icy winds sweeps the region

IMD has predicted both "cold day" and "cold wave" in parts of the national capital. 

Dec 17, 2020, 07:50 AM IST

Dense fog engulfs Delhi, IMD predicts 'cold wave' in national capital

The IMD has declared a cold wave in Delhi as icy winds blowing from snow-covered western Himalayas brought the minimum temperature down to 4.1 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the city this season so far.

Dec 16, 2020, 13:00 PM IST

NGT extends ban on sale, use of firecrackers amid decline in air quality

The NGT ban will also be applicable in all cities/towns in the country where the ambient air quality falls under the ‘poor’ and above category, the order said.

Dec 02, 2020, 14:33 PM IST

Air Pollution : Thick layer of toxic foam shrouds Yamuna in Delhi, Video went viral

A thick layer of toxic foam on the surface of Yamuna river seen at Kalindi Kunj in Delhi, see video.

Nov 16, 2020, 11:42 AM IST

Amit Shah likely to meet kejriwal over spike of corona cases

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is expected to meet Home Minister Amit Shah over the spike in COVID-19 cases in Delhi.

Nov 15, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

Delhi Air Quality Plunges to ‘Severe’ Category, AQI level crossed 545

A day after millions celebrated Diwali across the country, pollution levels in Delhi and its neighboring areas soared as people defied the ban on firecrackers. The air quality in the national capital plunged to "severe category", worsening the pollution caused by burning farm waste in neighboring states.

Nov 15, 2020, 10:28 AM IST

Delhi: Air pollution level still in severe category, air quality index at 413

The air quality in Delhi is still in severe category for the third consecutive day on Monday morning. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is 484 in Anand Vihar, 470 in Mundka, 465 in Central Okhla Phase 2 and 468 in Wazirpur, all in the 'severe category' according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Nov 09, 2020, 08:04 AM IST

Why stifling air in Delhi-NCR? 'Pollution strike' on Delhi

Pollution of contaminated air is continuously increasing in Delhi. Know what is the reason for stifling air in Delhi-NCR.

Nov 08, 2020, 16:04 PM IST

Severe outbreak of pollution in Delhi

A day after hundreds of effigies of demon king Ravana were burnt in the national capital on the occasion of Dussehra, the air quality of the region has worsened.

Oct 26, 2020, 14:18 PM IST

Pollution Update: Air pollution doubles amid Dussehra celebrations

The rise in pollution levels were noticed even as wind speed at the five monitoring stations remained constant and low, ranging between 0.1 and 1 meter per second.

Oct 26, 2020, 07:58 AM IST

Darkness during daytime in the capital Delhi

Due to the smog, there was darkness on the streets of the capital Delhi, due to which the vehicles had to light the headlight even during the day.

Oct 24, 2020, 16:04 PM IST

Corona cases cross 78.14 lakhs in the country

Corona cases in the country have crossed 78.14 lakhs on one hand, on the other hand Delhi's AQI has increased to 364. Watch this report

Oct 24, 2020, 14:44 PM IST

Air pollution now biggest health risk in DELHI-NCR

Delhi’s air quality slipped to the far end of the “very poor” zone on Friday, raising a belated panic alarm among the city’s pollution monitoring and enforcement agencies, and prompting experts to say that the authorities were once again waking up too late and were likely to do too little to manage the crisis.

Oct 24, 2020, 08:54 AM IST

Delhi air turns worst in eight months, AQI in severe category

Amid the rise in pollution levels, people are having problems with breathing and some children have started facing throat problems due to contaminated air.

Oct 24, 2020, 08:41 AM IST

Delhi air quality remains poor, stubble burning in pollution likely to increase significantly

दिल्ली में प्रदूषण का स्तर लगातार 'बेहद खराब' स्थिति में चल रहा है. AQI 300 की औसत के साथ पिछले 7 दिनों से दिल्ली की हवा को जहरीला बना रहा है. इसको देखते हुए अब आपातकाल जैसे कदम लेने की जरूरत पड़ रही है.

Oct 18, 2020, 18:16 PM 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

Delhi pollution: AQI continues to remain under 'poor category' as stubble burning continues in Punjab, Haryana

The AQI was at 207 in Wazirpur, at 226 in the Jahangirpuri area on Sunday morning according to the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) data. 

Oct 04, 2020, 07:52 AM IST

Cold wave grips Delhi, minimum temperature recorded at 7 degree Celsius

The air quality showed a slight improvement with the overall AQI at 208. The nearby regions of Noida, Gurugram also saw improvement with AQI recorded at 281 and 199 respectively. 

Jan 19, 2020, 18:05 PM IST