Delhi Air Quality


'Delhi Air Quality' - 191 News Result(s)

  • Strong Winds Helping Dissipate Pollutants In Delhi, Air 'Very Poor'

    Strong Winds Helping Dissipate Pollutants In Delhi, Air 'Very Poor'

    Delhi's air quality improved further today as strong winds helped flush out pollutants, which had seen a rapid build-up on the night of Diwali due to incessant fireworks.

  • Delhi's Air Quality Status Report After Diwali is 'Very Poor': 10 Points

    Delhi's Air Quality Status Report After Diwali is 'Very Poor': 10 Points

    Delhi woke up on Friday morning to a thick, toxic haze after a night of fireworks to celebrate Diwali despite ban ordered on their sales by the Supreme Court. Air pollution was 18 times the healthy limit in some places and residents complained of eyes watering and aggravated coughs as levels of PM 2.5, tiny particulate matter that reaches deep into...

  • After Diwali With Ban On Crackers, Delhi Breathes Better Than Last Year

    After Diwali With Ban On Crackers, Delhi Breathes Better Than Last Year

    The morning after Diwali, as Delhi woke up to a blanket of smog indicating a spike in air pollution levels, reports suggests it's bad but better than last year. According to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) the Air Quality Index (AQI) value on Diwali was 319, but on Friday morning it hovered between 342 and 355, placing it in "v...

  • Air Quality In Delhi Better This Diwali, Shows Pollution Board (CPCB) Data

    Air Quality In Delhi Better This Diwali, Shows Pollution Board (CPCB) Data

    The air quality in New Delhi this Diwali was better than last year, according to a data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The Air Quality Index (AQI) value on Thursday was 319, putting it in "very poor" category, while the AQI last Diwali (October 30) had touched "severe" level after recording an index value of 431.

  • Ahead Of Diwali, Mumbai Skyline Covered In Haze This Morning

    Ahead Of Diwali, Mumbai Skyline Covered In Haze This Morning

    Mumbai woke up to a hazy day on Wednesday, clouding a view of the city's skyline and triggering concerns of a continuing drop in air quality over the next few days. The city's air, usually much better than national capital Delhi, is expected to decline sharply on Diwali night when it is likely to fall to from 'moderate' category to "poor".

  • Power Plant Shut, Diesel Generators Banned To Fight Diwali Smog In Delhi

    Power Plant Shut, Diesel Generators Banned To Fight Diwali Smog In Delhi

    The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Board shut down a coal-fired power plant and banned the use of diesel generators in Delhi as air quality plummeted in the world's most polluted capital on Wednesday at the start of the Diwali festival.

  • As Delhi Air Worsens, Diesel Gensets Banned, More Steps On Way: 10 Points

    As Delhi Air Worsens, Diesel Gensets Banned, More Steps On Way: 10 Points

    As Delhi's air quality plunges ahead of Diwali, a graded response plan kicked in on Tuesday that lets authorities respond to a spike in toxic air with restrictions. As the first step, the powerful Supreme Court-appointed pollution watchdog ordered the coal-fired Badarpur power station in south Delhi to be shut and banned diesel-based power generati...

  • New Delhi's 'Poor' Air May Trigger Increase In Vehicle Parking Fee

    New Delhi's 'Poor' Air May Trigger Increase In Vehicle Parking Fee

    Delhi's air quality, which has entered the red zone, may trigger an increase in the parking fee for vehicles by up to four times in the next few days.

  • As Air Quality Worsens, Masks To Be Part Of Delhi Traffic Police Uniform

    As Air Quality Worsens, Masks To Be Part Of Delhi Traffic Police Uniform

    With air quality in the national capital deteriorating consistently and likely to cross the red bar around Diwali, the Delhi Traffic Police is set to give away 5,000 N95 standard masks to its personnel.

  • Air Quality Worsens In Delhi And Surrounding Areas, Use Of Masks Advised

    Air Quality Worsens In Delhi And Surrounding Areas, Use Of Masks Advised

    With increase in stubble burning in neighbouring states and the NCR, Delhi on Monday saw a further rise in pollution levels, with Bhiwadi (NCR) in Rajasthan becoming the first place to record "severe" quality of air under the Air Quality Index (AQI).

  • Delhi's Air Quality Worsens, To Stay 'Very Poor' For 48 hours

    Delhi's Air Quality Worsens, To Stay 'Very Poor' For 48 hours

    With north-westerly winds blowing into Delhi from neighbouring states, air quality in the national capital worsened on Saturday and is set to remain 'very poor' over the next 48 hours.

  • Air Sample Around Delhi Waste Plant To Be Checked Every 4 Months: Court

    Air Sample Around Delhi Waste Plant To Be Checked Every 4 Months: Court

    The Green Court (National Green Tribunal-NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to collect and analyse the ambient air quality samples around the Okhla waste-to-energy plant once in four months.

  • Firecrackers Won't Be Sold This Diwali In Delhi, Supreme Court Ban Till November 1

    Firecrackers Won't Be Sold This Diwali In Delhi, Supreme Court Ban Till November 1

    Firecrackers will not be sold in Delhi and nearby towns on Diwali this time as the Supreme Court has restored a ban on their sale till November 1, saying it wants to assess the difference to the air quality.

  • Top Court Urged To Restore Ban On Sale Of Crackers In Delhi: 10 Points

    Top Court Urged To Restore Ban On Sale Of Crackers In Delhi: 10 Points

    Weeks after the Supreme Court noted that a complete embargo on the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR is "too radical a step" and "temporarily" lifted the ban, the top court will tomorrow hear a petition seeking restoration of its earlier order. The plea was filed following the modification of the order to provide relief to firecracker manufacturers...

  • New Delhi's Air Quality Enters Red Zone, Forecast Grim

    New Delhi's Air Quality Enters Red Zone, Forecast Grim

    The air quality of the national capital today turned "poor" and the situation would further deteriorate in the next few days, according to central government agency SAFAR, which monitors air pollution.

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