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Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Air Quality Index


November air in Delhi most polluted in six years, data shows

December 01, 2021 10:33 am

🔴 The average AQI for November this year was 376. The corresponding figure for 2020 was 327, while the air in November 2019 was also cleaner with an average AQI of 312.

Delhi air quality improves from 'very poor' to 'poor' due to wind

November 23, 2021 4:56 pm

The AQI on Monday stood at 311, in the lower end of the ‘very poor’ category. On Tuesday morning, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium monitoring station, the AQI was 274, while it was 271 at Mandir Marg, 291 at R K Puram, and 293 at Sonia Vihar.

Mumbai's AQI rises to 280, likely to drop due to rain starting Wednesday

November 17, 2021 7:42 am

While the overall AQI was in the poor category, Colaba in South Mumbai was the most polluted location in the city with an AQI of 370 on Tuesday, which was comparable to Delhi's overall AQI, which was 374 on Tuesday.

What is GRAP and what it suggests for each pollution category

November 14, 2021 12:23 pm

GRAP is essentially a step-by-step guide for what to do when air in Delhi-NCR gets heavily polluted.

Delhi Air Pollution: Use these Air Quality Index (AQI) apps to keep track

November 08, 2021 2:42 pm

Here are the best apps to check Air quality in your city and all you need to know about AQI ratings.

Bengaluru AQI 'satisfactory' despite 23% increase over last Deepavali period

November 08, 2021 10:54 am

According to the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), the average AQI on the festive days was better than normal days (October 28- October 31), which was 115, a drop of 42 per cent.

Where’s Taj? Thick smog envelopes mausoleum

November 07, 2021 4:01 pm

As of Sunday, 2pm, four stations in Agra -- Manoharpur, Sanjay Palace, Sector 3B - Avas Vikas Colony and Shahjahan Garden -- recorded an AQI between 405 to 427, with PM2.5 levels rising to the 'severe' category.

Stubble burning share in capital pollution set to rise from 8% to 20%

November 04, 2021 8:44 am

The AQI stood at 314, with PM10 and PM2.5 being the main pollutants. The figure was a few notches higher than the 303 recorded on Tuesday.

Delhi’s air quality this October is cleanest in four years

November 01, 2021 2:03 am

The delayed withdrawal of the monsoon this year, along with the presence of a western disturbance, brought rainfall to Delhi this October.

Delhi’s air quality poor for third day in a row, no respite for next 7 days

October 30, 2021 9:02 am

In the NCR, Faridabad, Greater Noida, Noida and Gurgaon recorded ‘poor’ AQI on Friday, while Ghaziabad’s AQI was in the ‘very poor’ category along with Panipat and Meerut.


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.