Tag: air quality

Cold Thursday morning in Delhi, air quality ‘severe’

New Delhi, It was a cold Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.7 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average, the Met Office said. “There was shallow to dense fog in the morning. The sky will remain mainly clear throughout the day with[Read More…]

Cold Thursday morning in Delhi

Cold Friday morning in Delhi; air quality ‘very poor’

New Delhi, It was a cold Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 5 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season’s average, the Met Office said. The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 20 degrees Celsius, and the humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 91[Read More…]

Cold Delhi morning with very poor air

New Delhi,  It was a cold morning in the national capital with minimum temperature dropping to 5.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average as the air quality remained ‘very poor’. The Met department forecast a cold wave in the city for next two days till Friday. On Tuesday[Read More…]

Shallow fog on Saturday, air quality remains 'poor'

Shallow fog on Saturday, air quality remains ‘poor’

New Delhi,People in the national capital woke up to a cold Saturday morning with shallow fog, with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average, while the air quality remained in the ‘poor’ category, the weather office said. The average PM2.5 readings at 9 a.m. was recorded[Read More…]

Mist, 'very poor' air quality continue in Delhi

Mist, ‘very poor’ air quality continue in Delhi

New Delhi: It was a misty morning in the national capital on Wednesday that again witnessed ‘very poor’ air quality with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, the Met said. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 95 percent, an unfavourable condition for[Read More…]

Misty Sunday morning in Delhi, air quality 'very poor'

Misty Sunday morning in Delhi, air quality ‘very poor’

New Delhi: The national capital on Sunday witnessed a misty morning with air quality remaining in the ‘very poor’ category for two days straight. The minimum temperature was recorded at 11 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, with the weather office predicting a clear day ahead. “The sky[Read More…]

Misty Sunday morning in Delhi, air quality 'very poor'

Delhi-NCR air quality improves yet still ‘severe’

New Delhi: Even three days after Diwali, pollutants from fireworks, stubble burning and local sources continued showing their effect with Delhi-NCR still suffering “severe” air quality on Saturday. Despite showing some improvement from a severe-plus to severe in the last 24 hours, the air quality of Delhi-NCR began deteriorating again[Read More…]

SC ban on crackers on Diwali in Delhi-NCR not very effective

SC ban on crackers on Diwali in Delhi-NCR not very effective

New Delhi: Despite the Supreme Courts directives, people in Delhi-NCR on Wednesday continued to burst crackers on Diwali well past the 10 p.m. deadline though the air quality index (AQI) showed a slight improvement over last year. The Supreme Court had limited the time for bursting crackers between 8-10 p.m.[Read More…]

Misty Sunday morning in Delhi, air quality 'very poor'

Delhi air quality improves to ‘poor’ on Diwali

New Delhi: After several days of suffering from ‘severe’ and ‘very poor’ air quality, the national capital on Wednesday surprisingly breathed better air in Diwali as its pollution level went down, improving the quality to ‘poor’. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) the overall Air Quality Index for[Read More…]

SC ban on crackers on Diwali in Delhi-NCR not very effective

Air quality in most UP cities turns toxic

After the deadly smog in Delhi, the hazardous weather conditions have hit the state of Uttar Pradesh with various cities recording dangerously poor air quality, an official said on Thursday. The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Noida has been noted as the worst in the state in the past 24-hours.[Read More…]





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