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Delhi pollution HIGHLIGHTS: Toxic haze over city as air quality plunges to 'very poor'

Delhi Air Pollution Level Today, Delhi Pollution Live News Updates: Follow this space to track data on pollution and AQI levels in Delhi, Noida and Gurgaon. 

Explained: After a clean spell, how Delhi’s air is getting worse now

The contribution from stubble burning to Delhi’s air in the form of particulate matter of 2.5 micrometres (PM2.5)started around Friday, and has increased since. Its share in the overall pollution increased from 1% on Friday to 8% on Monday.


Monitoring and farm incentives by Centre made air cleaner in Delhi: Prakash Javadekar

The minister further said that of the 273 days till September 30 this year, there have been 165 ‘good’ days and 108 ‘bad’ days.

Delhi: Air emergency measures in effect from October 15

Use of diesel generator sets will be banned in Delhi and NCR towns starting October 15, as scientists have forecast a dip in air quality levels next week.

July air quality worst in 2 years, ozone a prominent pollutant, CPCB data reveals

As per the data, the average air quality index (AQI) was around 136 so far this month — an increase of 32 from 2018, and 36 from 2017.

Delhi: Air quality touches very poor, likely to be severe today

The air quality in Delhi and most NCR towns was ‘very poor’ as the concentration of particulate matter in the air increased.


Smokescreen: As fields in north India go up in flames, what makes Delhi-NCR vulnerable

The Indian Express tries to understand what makes the capital especially vulnerable, and why incentives to farmers have failed to yield desired results

Scattered rainfall in Delhi, air quality dips to poor category

The overall PM 2.5 levels-- fine particulate matters in the air with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometers -- in Delhi was 77, while the PM 10 level was 147, the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR) said.

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.