Delhi AQI

Delhiites brace for chill and fog at year-end

With the year’s last rain over, the mercury is set to drop further, while the city may see moderate to dense fog over the coming week, said weather officials. 

published on : 30th December 2021

Rain likely in Delhi, may end bad air spell 

The city’s air quality stayed in the ‘severe’ range for the fifth consecutive day on Saturday, the longest bad air spell the city has seen in a go this month since 2019.

published on : 26th December 2021

Delhi's AQI remains severe, improvement likely by Dec 27 after rain 

Air quality in the national capital continued to remain in the ‘severe’ zone for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, as winds remained calm, allowing little or no ventilation.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Ban partially lifted on construction in Delhi

“Since the current AQI is within ‘very poor’, it would not be advisable to allow operations at all C&D sites. Based on the air quality forecast, the decision will be reviewed further,” the CAQM said.

published on : 18th December 2021

Restrictions have helped control pollution in Delhi-NCR but not significantly

Absence of strong western disturbance has resulted in less dispersal of pollutants: Experts

published on : 16th December 2021

Delhi's air quality index reaches upper end of very poor zone

Pollution levels expected to remain same until at least Dec 17 when winds may pick up  

published on : 15th December 2021

Delhi's air quality dips to 'very poor', likely to deteriorates further

Delhi's air quality again plunged to ‘very poor’ zone on Monday, after showing minor improvement over the past two days.

published on : 13th December 2021

DCPCR chairman urges pollution watchdog to recommend reopening of schools in Delhi

The letter by the DCPCR chief further stated that 'the school closures policy assumes that the families own air purifiers'.

published on : 13th December 2021

'Examine applications to lift ban in week': SC on pollution restrictions in Delhi

The central air quality commission told the top court that the thermal power plants which were closed needed to be restarted to ensure power supply to the NCR.

published on : 11th December 2021

Delhi performs better in anti-pollution action

While the Delhi government teams made a total of 3,404 inspections of industrial units, Haryana did 1,003, UP 1,775 and Rajasthan 257, the affidavit showed.

published on : 11th December 2021

SC says 'slight' improvement in air quality in Delhi-NCR, permits panel to decide on easing curbs

Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh governments will have to file compliance affidavits on the issue related to payment of money to construction workers, it said.

published on : 10th December 2021

‘Significant cut in PM 2.5 if entire NCR goes strict’

TERI’s 2018 report had highlighted how the majority of Delhi’s air pollution comes from regional sources and not local sources.

published on : 10th December 2021

Pollution in Delhi deteriorates as mercury dips to lowest minimum of season

Palawat added that heavy snowfall in the western Himalayas has also contributed in bringing down Delhi’s temperatures, as winds from snow-clad mountains are blowing over the city.

published on : 10th December 2021

Favourable wind conditions help improve Delhi's AQI to 'poor' zone

The SAFAR bulletin further stated that during December 8-11, winds are likely to be moderate, increasing ventilation of pollutants.

published on : 9th December 2021

Same old story: Delhi's air quality goes down, no change likely

Delhi’s overall air quality index (AQI) on Sunday was 322, as against 305, the previous day. Delhi has been experiencing high levels of pollution since November.

published on : 7th December 2021
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