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Rain lashes parts of Delhi-NCR, IMD forecasts heavy showers for next 24 hours

The national capital and its surrounding areas woke up to a light to moderate rains on Sunday morning, providing some relief from the heat. 

Aug 18, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Delhi wakes up to rain, more showers likely in next few days

The Western Disturbance and it`s interaction with a cyclonic circulation is likely to cause rain accompanied by thunderstorms and hailstorms in parts of the city tomorrow, according to IMD.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

Rains bring respite from Delhi pollution

In the coming few days, the pollutants level in the Delhi`s air is likely to escalate but will remain in "moderate" to "satisfactory" level.

Jan 26, 2019, 11:49 AM IST

Cold, cloudy Monday morning in Delhi

Due to fog, at least 12 trains heading to the national capital, were running late by one to five hours.

Jan 21, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

Delhi air quality 'very poor', likely to decline further on Sunday

Delhi's air quality has been oscillating between 'very poor' and 'severe' categories for the past 10 days.

Dec 29, 2018, 19:25 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

Delhi's toxic air quality could deteriorate significantly in days to come

SAFAR has said that air quality of the national capital is expected to "significantly deteriorate" on Sunday (December 2) due to a decline in temperature.

Nov 29, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

Delhi's air quality 'very poor', residents advised not to take morning walks

The authorities have advised people to stay indoors and avoid morning walks. 

Nov 28, 2018, 10:55 AM IST

Air Quality in Delhi drops to 'very poor' category, likely to improve due to drop in stubble burning

Delhi is currently suffering largely due to pollution generated by local sources.

Nov 19, 2018, 19:31 PM IST

Air quality in Delhi 'very poor', likely to decline further

SAFAR has warned that the air quality is expected to be in the very poor category in the next two days. 

Nov 18, 2018, 14:18 PM IST

Only CNG vehicles to be allowed if air quality deteriorates in Delhi, say reports

EPCA chief Bhure La has proposed a complete ban on non-CNG vehicles in Delhi. 

Nov 13, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

Air quality in Delhi 'very poor', people advised to stay indoors

The air quality in Delhi continues to remain in the 'very poor' category. 

Nov 13, 2018, 08:43 AM IST

Delhi-NCR witnesses 'severe' air quality

The air-quality across the NCR remained "severe", according to the SAFAR.

Nov 12, 2018, 12:12 PM IST

Burning of firecrackers in surrounding states also contributing to rise of pollution in Delhi: SAFAR

The widespread burning of firecrackers in neighbouring states of Delhi is also adding to the pollution woes of the national capital apart from stubble burning, according to a report by a government-run agency.

Nov 07, 2018, 23:34 PM IST

Do not burn incense stick, avoid outdoor activity: Government agency issues advisory to Delhiites

SAFAR asked Delhiites not to rely on dust masks for protection as city's air quality turned 'severe' on Tuesday for the first time this season.

Oct 30, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Delhi inhaling toxins, air quality to worsen further

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), with no scope of improvement, Delhi-NCR's air quality is set to deteriorate over the next three days.

Nov 27, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Pollution level shoots up in Delhi after brief let-up; respite likely from Monday

After a brief let-up, the pollution levels skyrocketed in Delhi on Sunday with the air quality becoming hazardous, which environmental agencies consider unfit for inhalation even by healthy people.

Nov 12, 2017, 22:25 PM IST

Delhi air turns into poison, health experts warn against going out

The advisory points out that while a normal adult breathes approximately six litres of air per minute at rest, during exercising it increases to 20 liters.

Nov 01, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Delhi air filled with smoke as crop burning increases

SAFAR has discouraged all kinds of outdoor activities and has advised those suffering from asthma or other respiratory issues to keep their medications handy.

Nov 01, 2017, 08:52 AM IST

Even in worst-case scenario, repetition of Diwali 2016 pollution unlikely: SAFAR

Delhi faced its worst air pollution and smog in 17 years the following day after Diwali 2016, with unabated and unchecked stubble burning in neighbouring states being coupled with additional emissions from Diwali firecrackers bought the PM2.5 volume to over 600 units.

Oct 17, 2017, 09:11 AM IST