Tag - AQI

Air pollution choke Delhi, north India again


New Delhi: Delhi's air quality worsened and continued to be in the “severe" and “very poor” category this week after Diwali, as per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.  Several other cities in the National Capital Region (NCR) such as Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, and Ghaziabad and towns in North India including Bhiwadi, Fatehabad, Hisar, and...

Delhi chokes on Diwali night as revelers burst crackers


Despite a ban on firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region, the revelers continued unabated on Diwali night resulting in a sharp deterioration in the air quality of Capital. On November 5, the quality of air in New Delhi was in the ‘hazardous’ category. It remained in the ‘severe’ category even two days after Diwali. The nationwide Air Quality...