AQI of Delhi

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Delhi AQI Is Worse, Triggers Ban On Non-Essential Construction, Closure Of Schools

Severe Air Quality of National Capital Region (NCR)-Delhi triggered a ban on construction works, and closure of schools. According to sources, the concerned authority expressed health concern, as the Air Quality Index (AQI) fell to very poor category, on November 2. Alarmed by the situation, Centre's pollution control panel ordered an immediate ban on non-essential construction work, stone crushing and mining, along with four-wheelers odd-… read-more

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 09:02 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi, air quality index, Pollution, CM Arvind Kejriwal, Schools, construction


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Air Quality Index In Mumbai Hits Its Best Score Of 10 For 2nd Time

Despite heavy rain, Mumbai's air quality index (AQI) reached its cleanest best of 10 for the second time on August 16. The lower the AQI number, the cleaner the air, whereas a higher AQI value implies more air pollution and health problems. According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research, Mumbai has some of the cleanest air days in India due to unusual monsoonal circumstances.

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 01:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Mumbai, air quality index, cleanest, SAFAR, clean air, Pollutants


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Air Quality In Delhi Moves To Very Poor Category With 302 AQI

The air quality in Delhi on January 31 dropped into the 'very poor' category. The concerned department said, overall Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded at 302 in the morning, which worsened compared to "poor category" reported on January 30. Earlier on Sunday, Delhi has 282 AQI. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the minimum temperature in Delhi settled down to 8°C and the maximum is expected to touch 23°C.

Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 10:13 AM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: air quality index, Delhi, Latest update, Very Poor, WEATHER

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Kolkata Air Quality

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Kolkata's Air Quality Worsens; Falls Under 'Poor' & 'Very Poor' Categories

The air quality of Kolkata has worsened to the "poor" category in environmental terms, on December 15. In some areas of the northern Kolkata, the air quality has worsened to the "very poor" category. On the contrary, Kolkata's air quality remained in the "good" and "satisfactory" categories until last week. Following are the categories of air quality: good (0-50), satisfactory (51-100), moderate (101-200), poor (201-300), very poor (301-400… read-more

Wed, 15 Dec 2021 - 05:52 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Kolkata, West Bengal, air quality, air quality index, Air Pollution

Supreme Court

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Supreme Court Reviews Delhi Pollution, Directs To Comply With Centre's Guidelines

The Supreme Court (SC) on November 29, heard a plea regarding the rising pollution of Delhi. The court directed governments of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, to follow guidelines of the Air Quality Management and submit a report to the Court by December 2. The Apex Court also directed the states to handle Covid-19 situation, especially after Omicron fear and adjourned the matter to December 2.

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 - 05:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Supreme Court, Delhi, air quality index, Union government, Punjab

Delhi AQI

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Delhi's AQI At 'Very Poor' Category, Likely To Drop To 'Severe' Category: SAFAR

The AQI in Delhi dropped to 386 in the "very poor" category on November 27. As per SAFAR, the AQI of Gurugram and Noida was recorded to be 355 and 391 respectively, in the "very poor" category. Reportedly, the air quality is likely to deteriorate to 428 in the "severe" category. However, "from 29th, a significant improvement in AQI is expected due to high wind speed,"… read-more

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 10:50 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: AQI, air quality index, Delhi, poor air quality, Noida

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Delhi Air Quality

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Air Quality In Delhi Remains Under 'Very Poor' Category At 396

Delhi's air quality continued to remain under the "very poor" category for three days in a row. As per Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi's average AQI stood at 396 in the morning at 10am on November 16. Furthermore, Noida and Gurugram were also ranked under the "very poor" category at 362 and 322 respectively. Furthermore, SAFAR stated that… read-more

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 12:02 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Delhi, poor air quality, air quality index, Gurugram, Air Pollution

Courtesy: ANI

Lung Disease Patients

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Bengaluru Reports Increased Lung Diseases Following 'Diwali Pollution'

Many hospitals in Bengaluru have observed a rise in the number of patients suffering from respiratory diseases as the air quality has deteriorated since Diwali. Air Quality Index around Diwali jumped by 23% compared to the same time last year. The number of people suffering from lung diseases has increased by approximately 30%. Doctors advise people to avoid going out too much and use masks at all times.

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 11:45 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Diwali, Air Pollution, lungs, Lung disease, air quality index

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Delhi Air Quality

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Delhi's Air Quality Remains In 'Severe' Category: SAFAR

System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) reported that the air quality in several regions of Delhi remained in the "severe category" with an overall air quality index (AQI) of 432 on November 8. People are recommended to refrain from participating in any outdoor physical activity. The AQI is still in the "severe" category, according to SAFAR, because of a huge input of stubble-related pollutants. 

Mon, 08 Nov 2021 - 10:20 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi, air quality index, SAFAR, air quality, severe

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Delhi's Air Quality

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Delhi's Air Quality Drops To 'Poor', Likely To Decline Further To 'Very Poor'

Air quality in Delhi dropped from "moderate" to "poor" on October 28. According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), it is expected to fall into the "very poor" category by October 29. One of the primary causes of the critical situation is stubble burning. Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) was 232 around 4 p.m. on October 27, as per Central Pollution Control Board.  

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 12:52 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi, air quality index, poor air quality, SAFAR

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