Delhi air quality

Delhi air quality News

Air quality in Delhi falls to 'very poor' category; to improve later this week

According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), the air quality will remain the same Wednesday but is expected to improve Thursday due to scattered rain.

Delhi: Despite rain, wind, January air quality no better than last year

Officials at the Delhi Pollution Control Committee said a long, cold spell was partly responsible for the poorer air quality.


Delhi's air quality recorded in 'severe' category, rainfall may bring respite

Delhi's air quality was recorded in the 'poor' category Wednesday and Thursday with increased wind speed which helps in cleansing the air before slipping into 'very poor' on Friday morning before nosediving towards 'severe' pollution level.

Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'very poor' category

According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall air quality index (AQI) in the city was 348, which falls in the 'very poor' category.

Delhi's pollution level falls to year's lowest after rainfall

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city was 338.

Delhi: Pollution level severe for third consecutive day

On Monday, 32 areas of the national capital recorded 'severe' air quality while five areas recorded very poor air quality, according to the CPCB.


Delhi's air quality 'very poor', deteriorating due to local pollutants: authorities

According to SAFAR, the air quality is very poor in Delhi and at present there is "insignificant intrusion from outside of Delhi".

Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor' due to unfavourable meteorological conditions

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has come out with a list of nearly six lakh diesel and petrol vehicles that are over 10-years-old and will not be allowed to ply in Haryana.

Delhi: Thick haze engulfs city, CPCB says action by agencies 'inadequate'

Talking tough on pollution in Delhi, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the CPCB to prosecute government officials for not acting on around 250 complaints received by it from citizens.

Delhi's air quality slips to 'very poor' a day after recording 'unusual improvement'

The overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 320 -- in the "very poor" category, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).