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Delhi's wettest October in over 6 decades, more rain likely

IMD officials said that normally, once the monsoon withdraws around September-end, only occasional rainfall happens in October on account of Western Disturbances.

12 Oct 2022

Delhi: It’s a ‘good’ air day for capital city

Delhi recorded its first such day of the year on September 16 when the AQI reading was 47

11 Oct 2022

Stubble burning back to haunt Delhi-NCR

Satellite data shows red dots indicating farm fires in northwest region, including in Pakistan

29 Sep 2022

Mercury below normal for third day in a row, rain spell likely till Sept 26

The national capital had reeled under traffic snarls and waterlogging woes with several key road stretches dotted with puddles of water as rains ceaselessly lashed the city on Friday too.

25 Sep 2022

Delhi deluged, wet weekend ahead

More showers are likely across Delhi-NCR over the weekend, state weather officials said. A yellow alert has been issued for Saturday.

24 Sep 2022

Showers continue, mercury plummets in Delhi

Light rain has been continuing in the city as well as in the satellite towns with heavy spells in few pockets over the past two days, bringing a cooling effect to the region.

23 Sep 2022

'AIIMS kept construction on even after green clearance expired'

“Due to certain modifications in the project including the built-up area and the number of beds being reduced from 1000 to 825, amendment in EC is being proposed by AIIMS only now.

22 Sep 2022

Heavy rain brings traffic to halt in city, light showers likely for next 5 days

So far, this month has received only 52.7 mm of rain as against the normal count of 101.4 mm, which means a rain deficit of 48 per cent.

21 Sep 2022

Less than half compensatory trees planted so far, says Delhi forest department

As per rules, the compensatory plantation has to be completed by the user agencies within six months from the time the permission for tree felling is granted.

18 Sep 2022

Delhi forest department asks city's green agencies to 'specify' sites to plant new saplings

While the CAQM had put the target for Delhi at 32 lakh saplings for this year, the government already announced a plantation target of 35 lakh saplings for the year.

14 Sep 2022

Delhi likely to see driest monsoon this year

Mahesh Palawat, vice-president Skymet said that this phenomenon of monsoon months remaining dry is not normal.

13 Sep 2022

Delhi: New rules for survival of transplanted trees 

The agencies submitted their responses of some observations,” said a senior official. 

12 Sep 2022

Ghaziabad most polluted city in northern region

The NCAP has set a national level target of 20%-30% reduction in PM2.5 and PM10 concentrations by 2024 from the 2017 base year.

07 Sep 2022

Delhi L-G orders transfer of five IAS officers, assigns new duties

The officers have been given charge of departments such as publicity and advertisements as well as of the AAP think-tank, which are the key wings of the party.

04 Sep 2022

2,143 trees to be chopped off for AIIMS Delhi redevelopment project

Trees will be felled for hospital’s redevelopment project; 1,512 will be transplanted

02 Sep 2022