Monday, Dec 05, 2022



Mumbai's air more toxic than Delhi’s, AQI can improve if snarls are prevented: Gufran Beig

November 10, 2022 1:55 pm

"While the change in AQI is a day-to-day phenomenon, climate change refers to long-term, say decadal change. In all likelihood, climate change is responsible for unprecedented extreme pollution events, which are weather-related and sometimes related to large-scale systems," says Beig.

Pune: Noise levels rise during Diwali, air quality worsens a day later

October 25, 2022 4:53 pm

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board said there was an 8-10 per cent rise in noise levels on Monday.

Half of 2021 fire counts this year may result in no ‘severe’ air days in Oct and Nov

October 01, 2022 10:37 am

If stubble burning is “business-as-usual” and there are approximately 80,000 fire counts till November 30 then Delhi could see six to eight ‘severe’ air quality days in October and November, according to the forecast.

Pune records air quality worse than Delhi as dust storm continues to affect Maharashtra for third day

January 25, 2022 5:08 am

🔴 State capital Mumbai recorded an AQI of 502 (severe plus) -- an unprecedented value, experts said.

Mumbai, north Konkan to be hit by dust storm in next 12 hrs: IMD

January 24, 2022 11:27 am

Dust storm alert; This is for the second consecutive day when strong dust-raising winds—originating in the Middle East—have reached India.

Heeding pollution advisories can help cut health expense, says SAFAR study

December 03, 2021 1:49 am

🔴 Even if five per cent of the total population suffering from air pollution-related ailments in Delhi follow the SAFAR advisory, it can translate into annual savings of Rs 1,096 crore on health expenditure, the research states.

Air quality in Delhi likely to remain 'severe' on Saturday

November 13, 2021 11:02 am

The minimum temperature recorded in the past 24 hours dropped to 11.1 degree Celsius. This is likely to drop to around 10 degree Celsius by November 14, the IMD says

Poor quality air forecast for Pune during Diwali, might worsen if it drizzles: SAFAR

November 05, 2021 11:35 am

The forecast is based on two model scenarios -- Additional Firecracker emissions: Nil (0 per cent) and Additional Firecracker emissions: 50 per cent of 2019 emissions.

Very poor air quality likely in Mumbai day after Diwali: SAFAR forecast

November 03, 2021 8:13 am

The day after Diwali, the PM2.5 concentration is expected to be 102 ug/m3 without firecracker emissions and on November 6, it will come down to 87 ug/m3.

‘SAFAR framework one-stop solution for air quality management’

September 27, 2021 9:32 am

In an interview with Indian Express, Dr Gufran Beig, the founder project director of SAFAR, speaks about the framework and its role in air pollution mitigation measures.