Delhi air quality

Delhi's average air quality index this April worst for the month since 2016

The average air quality index in Delhi in April this year was 256, the worst for the month since 2016, according to CPCB data.

published on : 1st May 2022

MCDs told to strictly follow rules to check dust pollution in Delhi-NCR

Civic agencies have informed that out of the total road length of around 18,540 km in Delhi, 5,085 km has been identified for mechanical sweeping, the CAQM said.

published on : 8th April 2022

World Air Quality Report 2021: Delhi continues to be most polluted capital city for fourth year

None of the cities in India meet the World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guideline of 5 micrograms per cubic metre.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Industries in Delhi must obtain consent from Pollution Control Committee to function

In a public notice, the DPCC said violation of the norms could entail effective closure of a unit or disconnection of electricity and water supplies to it.

published on : 20th February 2022

Rains lash Delhi at winter's end

The weather office has forecast a generally cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle along with gusty winds.

published on : 10th February 2022

Winter gloom obliterating effervescence

Well, if we talk about air quality, I am very sure as per the measurement standards, it must never have been good and always rested in the bad, worse, alarming categories.

published on : 10th January 2022

Delhi: Air quality improves as winds pick up pace, respite likely for two days

Air quality is likely to remain so over the next two days owing to easterly winds blowing in the city, carrying moisture that further allows trapping of pollutants.

published on : 4th January 2022

Air quality plunges to 'severe' zone in Delhi

Delhi saw the longest bad air spell in December with six consecutive ‘severe’ air quality days and a fortnight of ‘very poor’ days.

published on : 3rd January 2022

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

High humidity keeps Delhi's air quality index in 'severe' zone

Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that the government will not compromise on pollution and will take necessary action if air quality in the city keeps deteriorating.

published on : 25th 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

Delhi's air quality turns severe as winds die down

The AQI over the past 20 days has mostly been in ‘very poor’ zone, only occasionally improving to poor for a brief period.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Delhi records coldest day, mercury dips to 3.1 degree Celcius

The air quality in the national capital remains in the 'poor' category for the second consecutive day; construction ban lifted

published on : 20th 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

Supreme Court satisfied with steps to combat toxic air in NCR

Ban on medical, dairy & textile industries lifted, but restrictions on construction activities remain until further notice

published on : 17th December 2021
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