Delhi smog

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 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

Leonardo DiCaprio posts about 'unsafe' air in Delhi

He took to Instagram to share the post with his 37.9 million followers.

Nov 19, 2019, 18:17 PM 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

Winds help Delhi air quality improve slightly

The forecast said that the drizzle delayed the recovery and improvement to the "very poor" category is now expected only by Sunday.

Nov 16, 2019, 12:30 PM IST

Noida school opens despite Delhi government declaring holiday amid rising air pollution

A school in sector 11 of Noida opened on Thursday despite a two-day holiday, from November 14-15, declared by the Delhi government in the national capital and surrounding NCR areas due to the deteriorating air quality in the city.

Nov 14, 2019, 12:44 PM 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

Pollution level severe for fourth consecutive day in Delhi

Delhi's air quality remained in the 'severe' category for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday. Watch this video to know more.

Dec 25, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

Delhi's polluted air on Christmas almost as bad as day after Diwali

The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR) recorded an AQI of 423.

Dec 25, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

Flight departures from Delhi's IGI airport on hold due to fog

The stream of passengers here reportedly kept increasing through the early morning hours - primarily due to the festive season.

Dec 25, 2018, 09:10 AM IST

Delhi, NCR shivers and chokes as cold wave and pollution intensify

A thick blanket of fog on Monday morning made matters worse for residents even as the temperature fell to 5.1 degree Celsius at around 0630hrs.

Dec 24, 2018, 08:26 AM IST

Pollution woes: Delhi government fined Rs 25 crore, to be deducted from salary of officials

The NGT has said that if Delhi government is unable to pay the fine, a fine of Rs 10 crore would be imposed every month.

Dec 03, 2018, 14:37 PM IST