Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Smog

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.

Air quality worsens in the national capital post-Diwali

The areas around ITO were seen covered in heavy smog and the Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 461 here, according to the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) data.

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.

Delhi’s air quality remains in ‘severe’ category

With Diwali around the corner, the Delhi Government had already banned the sale and bursting of firecrackers in the city to prevent further deterioration of air quality.

Delhi’s air quality borders ‘severe’ category

An AQI between 0 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'.

Fines worth Rs 97 lakh imposed on polluters in Greater Noida

The authority said it has directed officials to identify locations where construction work is undergoing on a large scale and ensure installation of anti-smog guns there.

Delhi’s air quality worsens, 10 monitoring stations enter ‘severe’ zone

An AQI between 0 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'.

Smoky haze shrouds Delhi-NCR; air quality enters ‘very poor’ zone

The city recorded an air quality index (AQI) of 315 at 11:10 am. The last time the air quality hit such a poor level was in February.

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