Delhi air quality

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

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

Dip in Delhi air quality, AQI settles in 'Very Poor' category; light hail storm predicted

The air pollution level in the national capital and areas around it deteriorated on Tuesday morning with the Air Quality Index (AQI) reaching the lower end of the 'Very Poor' category. In the morning, the AQI in Delhi docked at 314, according to the Center-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

Jan 07, 2020, 06:54 AM IST

Respite from intense cold in Delhi but air pollution remains 'severe'; 19 trains running late

At least 19 trains were reported to be running late due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region on Friday morning

Jan 03, 2020, 07:15 AM IST

Delhi records 'very poor' air quality, 29 trains running late due to low visibility

Due to low visibility caused by the foggy weather conditions, at least 29 trains were reported to be running late in the Northern Railway region. 

Jan 01, 2020, 08:11 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

Heavy rains, strong wind in Delhi impact flight operations, air quality likely to improve

The Air India flights from Mumbai-Delhi (AI-687) and Kolkata-Delhi (AI-701) have been diverted to Jaipur. The flights from Delhi-Ahmedabad (AI-013), Delhi-Bhubaneswar (AI-473) and Delhi-Bahrain AI 939 have been held up at the Delhi airport.

Dec 12, 2019, 23:12 PM 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

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 quality remains in 'very poor' category, AQI crosses 370 mark

At the city's major junction such as IIT Delhi, Pusa Road and Mathura Road, the AQI was recorded at 341, 366 and 396, respectively. 

Dec 08, 2019, 11:20 AM IST