The Kerala government on Friday decided to conduct a health survey in the areas around Brahmapuram to assess the health-related problems caused by the smoke pollution emanating from the smouldering waste plant there
Visibility dropped to 150-200 metres at the Palam Airport between 3:30 am and 6 am and improved to 350 metres by 7 am, an IMD official said.
Owing to to unfavourable meteorological conditions and farm fires in Punjab, the capital city witnessed a smog-covered Saturday morning. According to official data, stubble burning in Punjab is primarily responsible for...
The IMD declares a cold wave in the plains if the minimum temperature dips to 4 degrees Celsius, and also when the minimum temperature is 10 degrees Celsius or below and is 4.5 notches less than normal.
WHO has also cautioned vulnerable groups like pregnant women, older adults above 60 years, and children under 5 years about the risks and health effects that poor air quality can cause.
In September, Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai made ASGs mandatory for all construction sites in Delhi with an area over 5,000sqm, with one such device to be installed for every increase in 5,000sqm of area.
Four of the passengers sustained serious injuries in the accident that occurred near Kalli village under the Misrikh police station area.
According to Environment Minister Gopal Rai, Delhi's base pollution has remained the same. Only two factors have been added, firecrackers and stubble burning.
The concept of vacuuming air in the open is not a practical solution to combat air pollution.
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Built at a cost of Rs 22 crore, the smog tower can improve air quality in a radius of around 1 km.
The researchers noted that during the winter season, most of the Indo Gangetic Plain invariably is engulfed in a dense fog and haze.
Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and northern Rajasthan are expected to experience a dip in temperatures from December 28
This is the first time that visibility has dropped to 'zero' in the national capital this winter season.
Health Minister K Sudhakar along with officials today held a meeting with TAC members on their advisory/recommendations to control the second wave.
The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a notice to Delhi government over other polluting activities like improper waste disposal being carried in the...
Green crackers can be used on Christmas and New Year only for 35 minutes at midnight in NCR and neighbouring areas with decent air quality.
Annual crop residue burning incidents lead to air pollution, with Punjab and Haryana contributing to Delhi's hazardous AQI.
A layer of haze lingered over Delhi-NCR at night as people continued bursting firecrackers despite a ban.
High levels of PM10 and PM2.5 particles are expected to be present in the atmosphere between 1 am and 6 am, officials said.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal had launched the campaign in October to curb rising air pollution.
The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 388 at 9 am. The 24-hour average AQI was 476 on Tuesday.
The smog reduced the visibility to merely 300 meters in the morning affecting traffic
The national capital's air quality was recorded in the “poor” category on Wednesday morning, even as the air quality levels dipped slightly.
A thick layer of toxic smog engulfed Delhi as the pollution level continued to remain in the 'severe' category for the fourth consecutive day on Friday. Levels...