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air quality in Delhi

Air quality slips to ‘severe’ category

On Wednesday, the city recorded its overall air quality index (AQI) at 408 at 4 pm, up from 369 on Tuesday.

12 Dec 2019 1:46 AM

Severe to very poor: Air quality is a metaphor for political leadership

The Delhi Met Bureau may have actually made a deeply philosophical observation with its imagery applicable to several facets of life these days.

20 Nov 2019 2:36 AM

Smoky haze lingers over Delhi-NCR for third day

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the decision to shut schools will be taken “when the need arises.”

01 Nov 2019 2:24 AM

Thunderstorm, light rain bring respite to Delhiites

Flights suspended for 35 mins due to low visibility.

13 Jun 2019 1:29 AM

Air quality recorded in ‘severe’ category

The overall PM2.5 level -— fine particulate matters in the air with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometers — in Delhi was at 273.

14 Jan 2019 12:58 AM


Air quality in city oscillates between ‘poor’, ‘very poor’

The building department of the SDMC has stated that the action will also be continued in the coming days.

04 Dec 2018 2:18 AM

City records worst air quality as haze sets in

Dip due to construction dust, vehicular pollution.

29 Oct 2018 12:38 AM

Air remains poor, authorities warn of further deterioration

Satellite imagery by Nasa shows countless spot fires already burning in Haryana and Punjab.

22 Oct 2018 1:17 AM

Air quality slips back to ‘poor’ category in city

Moreover, despite good rains, the city did not have a single ‘good’ air quality day during the monsoon season (June-Sept.), according to CPCB data.

09 Oct 2018 1:40 AM

Delhi air pollution led to 15,000 premature deaths in 2016: Study

Shanghai was ranked first in most premature deaths at 17,600 and Beijing second with 18,200 deaths due to PM 2.5 pollutant.

14 Jul 2018 8:13 AM


Delhi air quality beyond ‘severe’ due to dust storm in western India

The air quality index at several places in Delhi showed the PM10 level cross the 500-mark, the Central Pollution Control Board data showed.

13 Jun 2018 2:38 PM