Thursday, Feb 09, 2023



One farmer’s crop residue is another farmer’s cattle feed

February 05, 2023 8:08 am

Murid Ali belongs to Gujjar community (that is primarily into milch cattle rearing) and his family has been doing cattle rearing business for ages.

Air quality in BKC continues to be in ‘very poor’ category

January 19, 2023 1:08 pm

Gufran Beig, senior scientist and project director from SAFAR, said that the air in Mumbai has become heavy due to the suspended particulates amidst a cold weather condition across the city.

Doctors expect rise in patient footfall as air quality deteriorates in Mumbai

January 29, 2023 1:28 pm

People are flocking to OPDs with complaints of respiratory distress, asthma, allergic rhinitis and chronic inflammation of the airways, among other issues.

Low temperature drags AQI down to ‘poor’ levels in Mumbai

January 16, 2023 2:26 pm

Mumbai’s overall AQI in the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecast and Research (SAFAR) dashboard showed 290, which is categorised as ‘poor’.

Mumbai’s AQI continues to be ‘very poor’, experts predict it will continue till January end

January 11, 2023 7:36 pm

On Saturday morning, the city recorded an AQI of 319, which is regarded as 'Very Poor'

Mumbai’s air quality dips to ‘Very Poor’, low wind speed to blame, says expert

January 06, 2023 12:21 pm

At 358, Mazagaon has the worst AQI, followed by 343 in Chembur, 311 in Malad, 306 in Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) as well as in Andheri.

Delhi sees only six 'severe' air days in 2022, lowest since 2016

January 02, 2023 1:52 pm

This week, the AQI is likely to remain in the ‘very poor’ category from Monday to Wednesday, according to a forecast issued by the Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi.

As temperature drops to 19 degrees Celcius, Mumbai air yet again in poor category

January 03, 2023 1:17 pm

The day also saw the India Meteorological Department's Santacruze observatory recording a minimum temperature of 19.6 degrees Celcius.

Dense fog over parts of Delhi, temperatures set to dip this week

December 20, 2022 11:42 am

The minimum temperature is set to drop further to around 5 degrees by December 23, according to an IMD forecast.

Delhi sees cleaner air in first half of December, how change in wind pattern may have helped

December 17, 2022 11:48 pm

A drop in temperature and slow winds, however, are likely to lead to a deterioration in air quality over the next three days, according to a forecast issued by the SAFAR forecasting system on Saturday.


Strong winds from stubble-burning areas deteriorate Delhi's AQI; AAP govt reacts

November 04, 2022 7:09 pm

Data from the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) Friday showed that air quality has deteriorated significantly due to strong upper level (700-1000 m) wind blowing towards Delhi from stubble-burning areas.

50 shades of grey: How capital is choking under 'severe' air quality for 5 days now

November 09, 2020 8:01 pm

The blanket of smog over Delhi thickened on Monday, reducing visibility in parts of the city to just 400 metres as the air quality remained "severe" for the fifth consecutive day.


Mapping Delhi’s air quality, the week after Diwali: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

A look at the Air Quality Index during the week after Diwali in Delhi shows the amount of damage firecrackers have done with a little input from stubble burning in Punjab.