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Delhi Air Quality

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.

Delhi's Air Quality Recorded At 'Very Poor' Category On Sunday

Delhiites woke up to a cold morning as the minimum temperature settled at 5 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal: IMD.

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

Dec 31, 2021 PTI

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

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.

28 December, 2021

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.

27 December, 2021

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


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’


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


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’


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


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.


14 December, 2021

'What Is Pollution?' How Bad Air And Neglect Is Slowly Killing Our Children

Lachmi Deb Roy

High levels of air pollution can trigger asthma attacks in children and adversely affect those already inflicted with it. It can affect lung development.

13 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Environment Minister Gopal Rai Says Ban To Continue


Delhi air pollution forced the Delhi government to ban entry of trucks, construction as well as demolition activities in the national capital, while environment Gopal Rai said the government will review the ban on December 16.

10 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: SC Permits Panel To Decide On Curbs


Delhi air pollution: Supreme Court(SC) permitted the commission on air quality management to examine requests of various organisations about relaxation of conditions.

08 December, 2021

Delhi Air Pollution: Air Quality Index Improving Within 'Very Poor' Category


Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) read 236 at 9 am on Wednesday. The 24-hour average AQI stood at 255 at 4 pm on Tuesday. The air quality is likely to improve within the 'very poor' category.

07 December, 2021

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


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.

03 December, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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.


02 December, 2021

Air Pollution: SC Lashes Out At Delhi Govt Over ‘Red light On, Gaadi Off’ Campaign

Outlook Web Desk

Delhi air pollution: The Supreme Court said Delhi government’s ‘Red light on, Gaadi off’ campaign is ‘nothing’, but only a ‘popular slogan’, while saying the later had made various assurances including work from home and lockdown.

Photo Gallery

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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