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

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

A day after Diwali, Delhi records worst air quality in 5 years

Delhi recorded its worst air quality in five years, with deadly fumes of crackers and stubble burning in the next five years after Diwali, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) on the day following Diwali was 435 last year, 368 in 2019; 390 in … Read more