Delhi’s air quality in ‘very poor’ category; Minimum temperature 14.5 °C

The national capital’s air quality was in the ‘very poor’ category on Saturday, but it is expected to improve significantly from Sunday due to relatively strong winds. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 377 at 9 am on Saturday. It was slightly better on Friday … Read more

Delhi gasps for fresh air, AQI falls in ‘severe category’

The air quality in the national capital fell into the ‘severe category’, leaving Delhiites gasping for fresh air on Saturday morning. The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) said the air quality index in the city is 499, which is in the ‘severe category’. The AQI in Delhi’s Lodhi Road area … Read more

CPCB has advised people to avoid going out in view of the high air pollution in Delhi.

The central pollution watchdog on Friday advised people to avoid going out and directed government and private offices to reduce the use of vehicles by at least 30 per cent due to severe air pollution in the national capital. In an order, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said that in a review meeting held … Read more