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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Dense Fog Shrouds National Capital

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

High moisture content in the air makes pollutants heavier, making dispersion difficult.  

Delhi Witnesses Record Rainfall; Highest In 13 Years

Jan 08, 2022 PTI

Delhi: The rains improved the air quality of the city to moderate category this morning with the air quality index (AQI) of 114.


Cold Wave Engulfs Delhi; AQI Worsens To ‘Very Poor’ Category

Delhi was swept by a cold wave as the temperature dipped to 3.8 degrees Celsius. The weathermen have predicted cold wave conditions will persist in Delhi for the coming days.

Delhi: AQI Improves To ‘Poor’ Category; Shallow Fog Engulfs National Capital

Dec 29, 2021 PTI

Delhi’s air quality improved to ‘poor’ category on Wednesday as the air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 288, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data showed.


Delhi AQI Improves From ‘Severe’ To ‘Poor’; Slight Dip In Temperature

Delhi’s AQI (air quality index) after staying in the 'severe' category for six days, had improved to the 'poor' category on Monday, following rainfall.

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27 December, 2021

Delhi AQI ‘Very Poor’; Temperature Recorded At 10.4 Degrees Celsius

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Delhi’s AQI (air quality index) was recorded in the 'severe' category on Sunday evening at 459, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data showed. The Delhi’s AQI on Monday morning was at 373.


21 December, 2021

Delhi Reels Under Cold Wave; Air Quality Index ‘Very Poor’

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Delhi recorded a low of 3.2 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal. The national capital recorded the lowest temperature of the season so far.


20 December, 2021

Delhi Air Quality: CAQM Lifts Curbs On Construction Activities, Truck Entry

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Delhi air quality improvement has made CAQM (Commission for Air Quality Management) to lift restrictions on the construction and entry of heavy trucks in the national capital.


18 December, 2021

Delhi Records Season’s Lowest Temperature Of Six Degree Celsius; AQI Remains ‘Poor’

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Delhi’s minimum temperature, as per Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) was below the season’s average temperature.


16 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: SC Directs Commission To Work On Permanent Solution

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Delhi Air Pollution: The Supreme Court has directed the Commission for Air Quality Management to find a permanent to the national capital’s pollution issue.


07 December, 2021

Cyclone Jawad Induced Rain Drastically Improves Kolkata's Air Quality

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The AQI at Victoria Memorial monitoring station on December 6 last year was 254, and 175 in 2019 while it dipped down to 185 after rain induced by Cyclone Jawad washed over the city.


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07 December, 2021

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

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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 Quality Index at 9 AM on Tuesday was at 268 in Delhi.


05 December, 2021

Air pollution: Builders' body moves SC against construction ban in Delhi-NCR

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A builders' body has moved the Supreme Court seeking to vacate its order by which it had re-imposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).


03 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Light Rains Bring Slight Relief

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The air quality in the national capital improved marginally on Friday due to light rains in the city and adjoining areas.


03 December, 2021

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

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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 government to come out with suggestions to control the pollution within 24 hours.


03 December, 2021

17 Flying Squads To Check Defaulters Of Air Pollution: Commission For AQM To SC

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The Commission for Air Quality Management (AQM) in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas has told the Supreme Court that the 'Enforcement Task Force' and 17 Flying Squads have been constituted to check defaulters of air pollution.


03 December, 2021

Air Quality Panel For Delhi Issues New Orders; Edu Institutions To Be Shut

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In a new set of directions to prevent further deterioration of air quality in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR), the Centre's air quality panel on Friday ordered shutting of educational institutions, allowing only online mode of education.


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02 December, 2021

SC asks Centre, Delhi Govt To Come Out With Suggestion To Control Air Pollution Within 24hours

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Nothing is happening on ground to control the deteriorating air quality in Delhi-NCR, the Supreme Court said on Thursday and directed the Centre and Delhi government to come out with suggestions to control the pollution within 24 hours, observing, "you cannot fire bullets from our shoulders".


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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