Delhi air pollution

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

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-NCR receives light rainfall, Air Quality Index remains in 'Poor' category

Despite the downpour, the pollution level of the national capital remained in the lower end of the 'Poor' category for the third consecutive day with the Air Quality Index (AQI) at 242, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). 

Jan 08, 2020, 10:11 AM IST

Air quality slightly improves in Delhi-NCR, AQI settles in 'Poor' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 271, followed by Mathura Road at 240, Dhirpur at 239, Pusa at 225, Lodhi Road at 222, Airport (T3) at 215, Delhi University at 212, Ayanagar at 204, and IIT Delhi at 181. The AQI in Noida stood at 302 and Gurugram at 231.

Jan 08, 2020, 07:48 AM IST

Gautam Gambhir inaugurates air purifier prototype ahead of Delhi assembly elections

The prototype of a first one-of-its-kind air purifier was inaugurated on Friday in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar by East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir. At the event, Gambhir said that fighting air pollution is his top priority and after an analysis of the performance a decision will be taken to install more air purifiers across the constituency.

Jan 03, 2020, 17:15 PM IST

Cold wave grips Delhi-NCR, air quality deteriorates to 'very poor'

The overall air quality in Delhi-NCR has been recorded at 307 in the "very poor" category.

Dec 26, 2019, 07:23 AM IST

Delhi air quality falls to 'very poor' category, AQI dips to 363

The AQI at Chandni Chowk dipped to 'very severe' category as it dipped to 466. At Mathura Road, the AQI was 403, while in Lodhi Road the AQI docked at 335. 

Dec 24, 2019, 07:30 AM IST

Delhi air quality dips to 'severe' category, AQI falls to 340

The air quality index (AQI) in Delhi dipped to the 'very poor' quality with a reading of 340 on Thursday (December 19) due to decrease in wind speed, said Safar India.

Dec 19, 2019, 20:36 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

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

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

Delhi battles to breathe as air quality plunges to 'very poor' category

At Dhirpur, the AQI was 341 at 9:30 am, while in Mathura Road it was 336. The AQI near Chandni Chowk, Airport Terminal 3 and Delhi University stood at 405, 336 and 362 respectively.

Dec 05, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

Delhi air quality plunges to 'Very Poor' category, likely to deteriorate further

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 373, followed by Mathura Road at 311, Dhirpur at 310, IIT Delhi at 306, Delhi University and Airport (T3) at 303, Lodhi Road at 297, Pusa at 273, and Ayanagar at 266. The AQI in Noida stood at 285 and Gurugram at 281.

Dec 04, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

Delhi air quality continues to deteriorate, AQI settles in 'Poor' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 356, followed by Dhirpur at 306, Mathura Road at 300, IIT Delhi at 297, Delhi University and Airport (T3) at 283, Lodhi Road at 273, Pusa at 252, and Ayanagar at 220. The AQI in Noida stood at 247 and Gurugram at 219.

Dec 03, 2019, 07:34 AM IST

Air quality in Delhi dips for second consecutive day, AQI remains in 'Poor' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 343, followed by Dhirpur at 251, IIT Delhi and Mathura Road at 239, Lodhi Road at 228, Delhi University at 201, Airport (T3) at 208, Pusa at 204, and Ayanagar at 166. The AQI in Noida stood at 183 and Gurugram at 177.

Dec 02, 2019, 08:31 AM IST