Delhi air quality

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

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's air remains very poor, may turn severe after Diwali; AQI at 326

Delhi's air quality saw signs of improvement on Thursday after recording AQI at 'severe' category for nearly a week. 

Nov 13, 2020, 09:00 AM IST

Delhi: No improvement seen in AQI, quality level reached in 'severe' category

The national capital and its suburbs were seen covered with a thick mist layer on Thursday morning. Burning straw, wind speed and temperature drop in the fields have pushed air quality to the worst level in almost a year.

Nov 05, 2020, 10:02 AM IST

Delhi air quality continues to remain 'very poor' as AQI docks at 310; 350 in Noida

The capital recorded an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 310 at 7 am on Tuesday.

Nov 03, 2020, 07:41 AM IST

Centre brings in new law to curb air pollution in Delhi-NCR: Rs 1 cr fine, 5-year jail

The central government has issued an ordinance, making pollution an offence with a jail term, which can go up to 5 years and a penalty up to Rs 1 crore. The ordinance was issued on Wednesday night after the approval of President Ram Nath Kovind.

Oct 29, 2020, 13:19 PM IST

Delhi's air quality likely to remain 'very poor' till October 31, AQI level at 338

Though there was less pollution recordedon Thursday the AQI level is still in 'very poor' category. 

Oct 29, 2020, 07:48 AM 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

Video: Delhi's air quality index rise to 364

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,

Oct 24, 2020, 09:54 AM IST

Delhi's air quality improves marginally, likely to turn 'very poor' by Wednesday

Delhi's air quality improved marginally as air pollution levels dipped slightly on Tuesday morning due to favourable wind speed. The air quality in the national capital was recorded in the "poor" category.

Oct 20, 2020, 12:11 PM IST

Diesel generators banned in Delhi-NCR from today as air quality dips; GRAP comes into force

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has banned the use of diesel generators in the national capital region from Thursday under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) as the air quality dipped to the "very poor'' category.

Oct 15, 2020, 14:52 PM IST

Delhi's air quality dips to ‘very poor’ category; CPCB to deploy inspection teams in Delhi-NCR

The air quality in the national capital further dipped to the ''very poor'' category on Thursday morning with the Air Quality Index crossing 300-mark.

Oct 15, 2020, 09:23 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 air quality drops to 'poor' due to spike in farm fires; EPCA urges neighbouring states to take steps

Delhi's air quality has dropped to the "poor" category on Friday and is likely to deteriorate further due to unfavourable meteorological conditions and a spike in farm fires.

Oct 09, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

Delhi's air quality deteriorates to ‘moderate’, may turn 'poor' by Monday

The national capital recorded its air quality in the "moderate" category on Saturday morning, while a government forecasting agency predicted that it will turn "poor" by Monday.

Sep 26, 2020, 11:33 AM IST

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

The AQI was recorded the highest in Chandni Chowk at 500, followed by Dhirpur at 326.

Feb 04, 2020, 07:24 AM IST

January 2020 records highest rainfall in 10 years in Delhi, cold wave to hit again

The mercury level is also likely to dip on January 18 which will again bring back cold wave condition in Delhi and nearby regions. The temperature, which was recorded at 11-degree celsius on January 16, which is likely to drop at six-degree Celsius on January 17. 

Jan 17, 2020, 21:06 PM 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