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Maximum Temperature in Delhi Likely To Climb To 43 Degrees Celsius

Maximum Temperature in Delhi Likely To Climb To 43 Degrees Celsius

For the plains, a heatwave is declared when the maximum temperature is over 40 degrees Celsius, and at least 4.5 notches above normal.

28 April 2022
Clear Skies In Delhi, Air Quality 'Poor'

Clear Skies In Delhi, Air Quality 'Poor'

The maximum temperature of the day will settle around 36 degrees Celsius.

18 March 2022

Citizens’ Participation Must To Take Forward Efforts To Improve Air Quality: Union Minister

At the two-day Interactive Dialogue Towards Clean Air, the Union minister of environment, forest and climate change, Bhupender Yadav, emphasised on the need...

Industrial Emissions Alone Are Not Responsible For Poor Air Quality: Study

Industrial Emissions Alone Are Not Responsible For Poor Air Quality: Study

A recent study by three scientists clear many long-standing misgivings about the impact of industrial emissions on air quality

09 February 2022

Nearly 100 Cities See Improved Air Quality As Govt Takes Steps To Check Pollution

However, air pollution remains a major concern, with 36 cities showing an increasing trend in PM10 concentration in 2020-2021 as compared to 2019-2020, the...

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29 January 2022
High Pollution Levels Impact Footfalls At Popular Commercial And Tourist Places In Delhi: Study

High Pollution Levels Impact Footfalls At Popular Commercial And Tourist Places In Delhi: Study

A new study shows how Delhi's popular shopping, commercial, and tourist hubs – Karol Bagh, Lodhi Gardens, and Connaught Place registered a dip from October...


20 January 2022
Foggy Morning In Delhi; Minimum Temp At 9.8 Deg C

Foggy Morning In Delhi; Minimum Temp At 9.8 Deg C

Dense fog conditions prevailed at Palam observatory where visibility dropped to 50 metres Thursday morning.


07 December 2021
Delhi Air Pollution: AQI Improves From 'Very Poor' To 'Poor' Category

Delhi Air Pollution: AQI Improves From 'Very Poor' To 'Poor' Category

Earlier Monday, the air quality of Delhi was in the 'very poor' category. It improved as the day passed and the AQI bettered to the 'poor' category. The Air...


03 December 2021
Implement Orders Of Panel On Air Quality Management To Curb Pollution, SC Tells Centre, NCR States

Implement Orders Of Panel On Air Quality Management To Curb Pollution, SC Tells Centre, NCR States

The apex court, on Thursday, said nothing was happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR and directed the Centre and Delhi...


01 December 2021
Delhi Air Pollution: November Month's AQI Worst In 7 Years, No 'Good' Quality Days

Delhi Air Pollution: November Month's AQI Worst In 7 Years, No 'Good' Quality Days

Delhi saw 11 'severe' air quality days in November this year, the highest in the month since 2015, Central Pollution Control Board data stated. Pollution...


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26 November 2021
Unfavourable Weather Conditions Major Factor For Increase In Air Pollution Levels Again In Delhi

Unfavourable Weather Conditions Major Factor For Increase In Air Pollution Levels Again In Delhi

According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor SAFAR, no relief is likely till Monday. Local emissions and weather are likely to be the...


26 November 2021
Unfavourable Weather Conditions Major Factor For Increase In Air Pollution Levels Again In Delhi

Unfavourable Weather Conditions Major Factor For Increase In Air Pollution Levels Again In Delhi

According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor SAFAR, no relief is likely till Monday. Local emissions and weather are likely to be the...


17 November 2021
Gopal Rai To Chair Meeting Of Departments Concerned Over CAQM's Latest Directions

Gopal Rai To Chair Meeting Of Departments Concerned Over CAQM's Latest Directions

"The minister has called a high-level meeting at 12 noon to discuss the latest CAQM directions with senior officials of the environment department, public...


17 November 2021
Air Pollution In Delhi-NCR: No Relief Likely Till Sunday

Air Pollution In Delhi-NCR: No Relief Likely Till Sunday

The city recorded its air quality index at 389 at 9 am. It had slipped into the severe zone on Tuesday and was recorded at 403 at 4 pm.


16 November 2021
NCR State Officials Meet Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing About Air Pollution

NCR State Officials Meet Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing About Air Pollution

The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the Centre and the states, especially the Delhi government, for their failure to reign in air pollution that...


16 November 2021
NCR State Officials Meet Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing About Air Pollution

NCR State Officials Meet Ahead Of Supreme Court Hearing About Air Pollution

The Supreme Court on Monday came down heavily on the Centre and the states, especially the Delhi government, for their failure to reign in air pollution that...


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08 November 2021
Kolkata: Air Quality Worsens After Kali Puja, Diwali; Remains In Poor Category

Kolkata: Air Quality Worsens After Kali Puja, Diwali; Remains In Poor Category

Three days after the Kali Puja and Diwali festivals when crackers were burnt in different pockets of the Kolkata, the air quality index (AQI) was gauged at...


05 November 2021
Peak Pollution In Delhi: Despite Cracker Ban, AQI Touches Hazardous 999 After Diwali

Peak Pollution In Delhi: Despite Cracker Ban, AQI Touches Hazardous 999 After Diwali

Diwali Pollution In Delhi: As the city rested after bursting crackers in Diwali, despite the ban, the particulate matter did too. The Air Quality Index(AQI) in...


04 November 2021
Delhi: Air Quality On Diwali 'Very Poor', Most Likely Getting Hazardous By End Of Day

Delhi: Air Quality On Diwali 'Very Poor', Most Likely Getting Hazardous By End Of Day

The average Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 341 at 8 AM. Experts say that this number is likely to go up today, most likely to the 'hazardous' level...


03 November 2021
Delhi’s Air Quality Continues To Remain ‘Poor’, No Respite On Diwali

Delhi’s Air Quality Continues To Remain ‘Poor’, No Respite On Diwali

According to the Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 314. It was 303 on Tuesday and 281 on Monday.


30 October 2021
Skymet Launches Mobile App To Check Pollution Real Time In Your Locality

Skymet Launches Mobile App To Check Pollution Real Time In Your Locality

Based on the data at a specific location, the Skymet AQI app will also provide advisories, historical (hourly and weekly), and forecast data of the PMs and...


12 October 2021
Turn Off Cars At Red Lights, Avoid Vehicles Once A Week: Kejriwal Urges Delhiites To Reduce 'Local' Pollution

Turn Off Cars At Red Lights, Avoid Vehicles Once A Week: Kejriwal Urges Delhiites To Reduce 'Local' Pollution

The Delhi government has come up with several measures including the 'Red Light On Vehicle Off' campaign starting from October 18 to reduce pollution generated...


22 September 2021
Explained: What are the WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines

Explained: What are the WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday released its revised Air Quality Guidelines, the first update since 2005.


22 September 2021
India Ranks Third Among Most Polluted Asian Countries

India Ranks Third Among Most Polluted Asian Countries

India last revised its air pollution standards in 2009, which have been more relaxed in comparison to WHO's prescribed guidelines and other Asian countries.


22 September 2021
New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines To Save Millions Of Lives

New WHO Global Air Quality Guidelines To Save Millions Of Lives

The revised guidelines recommend new air quality levels to protect the health of populations, by reducing levels of key air pollutants, some of which also...


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