air quality

 Pollution levels in the national capital are expected to drop on Tuesday due to an increase in wind speed even as air quality remained in the 'very poor' category in the morning.

The Delhi government on Friday decided to shut schools till November 5 as the air quality in the national capital deteriorated further.

 The air quality in the city deteriorated to 'poor' on Wednesday following the Kali Puja, Diwali and "Bhai Phonta" festivities, according to the readings of West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB).

New Delhi: The air quality in Delhi-NCR worsened to the severe level on Tuesday, as an overnight spike in pollution covered the city in a smoky haze. The city witnessed a thick layer of haze on Tuesday morning, which affected visibility. Experts warned that episodes of smog will begin in a couple of days. ALSO READ: Sania …

New Delhi: It was a misty morning in the national capital on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded at 15.6 degrees Celsius, while the air quality dipped to “very poor”. “The sky will remain clear throughout the day,” said an India Meteorological Department official. The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 31 degrees Celsius. The …

New Delhi: On a day the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) marked world’s first ‘Smog Day’, to remember those who died due to air pollution, Delhi-NCR’s air quality dipped to ‘severe’ on Tuesday afternoon. While the observance of this day – December 5 – is inspired from the first day of the lethal smog that hit …

New Delhi: With at least six areas witnessing ‘severe-plus or emergency’ and ‘severe’ category of air quality on Monday, the national capital is set to inhale more toxins in next three days due to unfavourable changes in weather conditions and the stubble burning that continues unabated in Delhi-NCR itself. According to the data from Central …

Lucknow: 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. According to what the officials have said, the Air Quality Index (AQI) of Noida has been noted as the worst in the state in the past 24-hours. The Indian Medical …