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Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Air Quality Index


Mumbai records poor air quality, similar forecast for today

November 27, 2020 11:37 am

After nearly a month of moderate pollution, the city witnessed poor air on Wednesday with AQI levels recorded at 201, calculated from an average of 10 locations in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR).

Delhi govt should collect clean air tax and pay farmers to change farming practice

November 18, 2020 8:43 am

Delhi’s air isn’t only a matter for its residents; it also reflects the image of the country.

Chandigarh residents inhale cleaner air on Diwali this year

November 16, 2020 10:30 am

The city’s Air Quality Index remained in the ‘moderate’ category on Saturday.

Heavy rain hits parts of Delhi, likely to bring some relief from air pollution

November 15, 2020 9:45 pm

The Indian Metereological Department (IMD) had said earlier that light rain is expected across the national capital region.

As Delhi flouts cracker ban, air quality dips day after Diwali

November 15, 2020 3:20 pm

An improvement in the air quality is expected starting the second half of Sunday, with light rain expected across the capital.

In Haryana, stubble burning cases rise, AQI in cities dips

October 31, 2020 10:01 am

All Haryana cities except Panchkula have an AQI which is either in the ‘poor’ or the ‘very poor’ category. Some places in the state have AQI which falls in the ‘severe’ category too.

Thick smog layer blankets Delhi, air quality borders 'severe' category

October 29, 2020 1:32 pm

Delhi’s air quality is expected to remain in the ‘very poor’ category until Friday.

Delhi: Air pollution doubles amid Dussehra celebrations

October 26, 2020 9:44 am

The rise in pollution levels were noticed even as wind speed at the five monitoring stations remained constant and low, ranging between 0.1 and 1 metre per second, as per data from the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).

Stubble burning effect: AQI deteriorates in Chandigarh

October 20, 2020 10:35 am

According to the Chandigarh Pollution Control Board (CPCB), AQI of Chandigarh was the between category of Good to Satisfactory till September 25. On September 26, it was recorded at 106. Since then, it has remained between 106 and 131, on October 15.

Punjab farm fires send smog signal to Delhi; hope in panchayat action

October 19, 2020 10:24 am

The Punjab Remote Sensing Centre at Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, which tracks satellite images of stubble-burning, has recorded the most farm fires in four years this season.


Delhi pollution: AQI remains in 'severe' category

November 03, 2019 9:25 am

Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) continued to remain in the ‘severe’ category Saturday and stood at 480 at 8 am, according to data by the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).


Supreme Court puts a partial ban on firecrackers just before Diwali

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The Supreme Court has put a partial ban on firecrackers and asked central and state pollution boards to monitor air quality a week before and after Diwali. Here’s what the court said.