Delhi air quality index

Delhi's air quality index in 'very poor' category, PM 2.5 level at 367

With AQI of 367 and PM 2.5 level, Delhi's air quality is in a very poor category.

Dec 09, 2020, 08:09 AM IST

Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category with pollutant PM 2.5 at 356

The air quality index reached very poor category for Delhi with PM 2.5 Level 356.

Dec 02, 2020, 08:59 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

Air quality improves in Delhi for second consecutive day, AQI reaches 'Satisfactory' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Dhirpur at 158, followed by Delhi University at 124, Ayanagar at 116, IIT Delhi at 100, Chandni Chowk at 94, Airport (T3) at 92, Mathura Road at 88, Lodhi Road at 83, and Pusa at 73. 

Nov 29, 2019, 09:23 AM IST

Rain lashes parts of Delhi; air quality improves significantly, AQI reaches 'Moderate' category

In the morning the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi docked at 109, according to the Center-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). The air quality index in Delhi came very close to the satisfactory category.

Nov 28, 2019, 07:20 AM IST

Delhi pollution: Air Quality Index remains in 'Poor' category, likely to improve marginally

The AQI was recorded the highest in Mathura Road at 302, followed by Ayanagar at 301, IIT Delhi at 283, Delhi University at 273, Dhirpur at 283, Chandni Chowk at 274, Lodhi Road at 252, Airport (T3) at 230, and Pusa at 174. The AQI in Noida stood at 209 and Gurugram at 304.

Nov 27, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

Delhi pollution: Air Quality Index docks at 'Poor' category, rain likely on Tuesday

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 302, followed by IIT Delhi at 266, Airport (T3) at 264, Mathura Road at 263, Dhirpur at 235, Ayanagar at 234, Pusa at 228, Lodhi Road at 217, and Delhi University at 215.

Nov 26, 2019, 08:16 AM IST

Delhi pollution: Air Quality Index docks at 'Poor' category, to deteriorate slightly in next two days

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 328, followed by IIT Delhi at 266, Airport (T3) and Ayanagar at 245, Mathura Road at 235, Lodhi Road at 201, Delhi University at 191, Dhirpur at 188 and Pusa at 182.

Nov 25, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Delhi gasps for breath, AQI remains in 'very poor' category

At Lodhi Road, the AQI was 317 while in Chandni Chowk, the pollution level was around 346. Around IIT Delhi and Airport Terminal 3, the AQI was 319 and 328 respectively, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)Residents complained of suffocation and eye irritation and urged the government to take requisite measures." 

Nov 23, 2019, 11:03 AM IST

Delhi pollution: Air quality deteriorates to 'Very Poor' category, no respite before Saturday

The AQI was recorded the highest in Mathura Road at 389, followed by Delhi University at 378, Chandni Chowk at 375, IIT Delhi at 363, Dhirpur at 357, Airport (T3) and Ayanagar at 346, Pusa at 334, and Lodhi Road at 328. The AQI in Noida stood at 414 (Severe Category) and Gurugram at 327. 

Nov 22, 2019, 07:00 AM IST

Delhi air quality likely to deteriorate on Wednesday, pollution to worsen in next 48 hours

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 346, followed by Dhirpur at 304, Delhi University at 301, Mathura Road at 296, IIT Delhi and Lodhi Road at 283, Pusa at 252, Airport (T3) at 241, and Ayanagar at 193. The AQI in Noida stood at 333 and Gurugram at 207. 

Nov 20, 2019, 07:53 AM IST

Delhi air quality improves significantly, AQI settles in 'poor' category

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 319, Airport at 204, IIT Delhi at 215, Lodhi Road at 215, Mathura Road at 250, Delhi University at 258, Dhirpur at 271, Pusa at 196, and Ayanagar at 139. The AQI in Noida stood at 284 and Gurugram at 197. 

Nov 19, 2019, 07:49 AM IST

Delhi chokes as air pollution remains under 'severe' category; Chandni Chowk records highest Air Quality Index of 751

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 751, Airport at 538, Mathura Road and IIT Delhi at 500, Lodhi Road at 473, Delhi University at 472, Pusa at 463, Dhirpur at 459, and Ayanagar at 447. The AQI in Noida stood at 514 and Gurugram at 554. Thick toxic haze engulfed the Delhi-NCR region and not much improvement is expected till Friday. 

Nov 14, 2019, 07:09 AM IST

Delhi govt will distribute 50 lakh N95 anti-pollution masks to students from November 1: Arvind Kejriwal

The Chief Minister added that his government will continue to take all appropriate measures to keep air pollution in Delhi under control.

Oct 30, 2019, 15:55 PM IST

Delhi AQI remains 'very poor', likely to improve marginally on Wednesday: SAFAR

A blanket of smog engulfed Delhi causing suffocation to the people especially near the major junctions such as Rajpath, Raisina Hill, India Gate, ITO and Tilak Marg. "I am feeling very suffocated today. No fresh air, no oxygen after Diwali. Not only that, but I am also having eye irritation," said Umender Kumar, a local while speaking to ANI.

Oct 29, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Delhi air quality to enter 'very poor' category from Tuesday

The forecast of the 'very poor' air quality is predicted mainly due to changing local weather conditions. According to pollution watch by Safar (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research) India, air quality of Delhi is in the higher end of the poor category.

Oct 14, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Ensure implementation of SC order on firecrackers on New Year: CPCB to Delhi Police

CPB has asked Delhi Police to ensure burning of green firecrackers in Delhi on New Year 2019.

Dec 29, 2018, 17:58 PM IST

Delhi's air quality 'very poor' due to local pollutants, likely to decline further, warn authorities

As per SAFAR, the air quality is 'very poor' in Delhi and there is "insignificant intrusion from outside" the city.

Dec 02, 2018, 13:30 PM IST