Monday, October 25, 2021

Air Quality

Air quality declines as Hyderabad unlocks

The quality of air has dipped across Hyderabad, with the Air Quality Index (AQI) rising at all locations where it has been monitored

Hyderabad’s air quality dips to moderate

Though lockdown brought down pollution levels, Air Quality Index saw sharp rise in last two months

At 4.1 Delhi records lowest temperature of season

This is a massive dip as the capital city had, on Monday recorded a minimum temperature of 8.4 degrees Celsius after 11.4 on Sunday and 14.4 degrees Celsius on Saturday, respectively.

Delhi’s air quality deteriorates to ‘poor’ zone

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered "good", 51 and 100 "satisfactory", 101 and 200 "moderate", 201 and 300 "poor", 301 and 400 "very poor", and 401 and 500 "severe".

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’, improvement predicted

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered "good", 51 and 100 "satisfactory", 101 and 200 "moderate", 201 and 300 "poor", 301 and 400 "very poor", and 401 and 500 "severe".

Delhi Pollution: Over 70 lakh litres water sprinkled at 13 hotspots in 36 days

The places are Jahangirpuri, Narela, Ashok Vihar, Vivek Vihar, Dwarka, Mundka, Rohini, Wazirpur, Okhla, Bawana, Anand Vihar, Punjabi Bagh and R K Puram.

With low visibility and thick haze, Delhi’s air quality remains ‘very poor’

As per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR-India), the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 313.

Delhi’s air quality poor, may deteriorate as temperature dips 

The minimum temperature settled at 9.4 degrees Celsius on Thursday – the lowest this season so far.

Air quality improves in Delhi, parts of city record ‘moderate’ AQI

This is a significant improvement from the air pollution levels of the last few days, which soared due to the use of firecrackers in Diwali.

Delhi’s air quality continues to be in ‘severe’ category

An AQI between 0-50 is marked good, 51-100 is satisfactory, 101- 200 is moderate, 201- 300 is poor, 301-400 is very poor and 401-500 is considered severe.

Pollution levels dip in Delhi, air quality still ‘very poor’

Delhi witnessed six “severe” air days on the trot from November 4 to November 9, according to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.

Andhra Pradesh allows green crackers for 2 hours on Diwali

On November 5, the National Green Tribunal issued directions for remedial action against air pollution as firecrackers will aggravate coronavirus.

Delhi engulfed in smog, air quality enters ‘very poor category’

The visibility in the national capital has reduced due to the presence of a high level of smog in the air.

Delhi-NCR’s air quality on brink of ’emergency’

The smog reduced the visibility to merely 300 meters in the morning affecting traffic, an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

NGT imposes ban on sale, use of firecrackers in NCR from Nov 9 to Nov 30

The cities/towns where air quality is 'moderate' or below, only green crackers be sold, and the timings for use and bursting of crackers be restricted to two hours during festivals.

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