Delhi’s air pollution remains ‘severe’

New Delhi: Air quality across Delhi remained in the ‘severe’ category with the AQI hitting the alarming levels at several places on Thursday morning.

The Anand Vihar station was in the ‘severe’ category with PM 2.5 at 500 and PM 10 at 459, while the Carbon Monoxide (CO) was at 85 and the NO2 at 57, both in ‘satisfactory’ levels, as per CPCB at 9 a.m.

At the Bawana station, PM 2.5 reached 500 and PM 10 at 495, while the CO reached 101, in ‘moderate’ levels and NO2 at 28, in the ‘good’ category.

In Dwarka sector-8 station, the PM 2.5 reached 481 and PM 10 was at 414, both in the ‘severe’ category while CO was at 86, in ‘satisfactory’ levels.

The air quality at the Indira Gandhi International Airport T3 area was ‘severe’ with PM 2.5 recorded at 472 and PM 10 at 408, while the CO reached at 83, under ‘satisfactory’ category.

At Delhi Technical University (DTU) station, the PM 10 was at 461, in the ‘severe’ category and PM 2.5 was at 354, under ‘very poor’ category while the CO plunged to 153, in moderate category and CO was at 92, in satisfactory levels.

The PM 2.5 at Jahangirpuri was recorded at 500, under the ‘severe’ category, while PM 10 reached 477, also placing it under the ‘severe’ category. Here, the Carbon Monoxide was 90 in ‘satisfactory’ levels and Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) at 16, in the ‘good’ category.

Notably, the 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’.


Licence expired, doctors not qualified to treat newborn: Delhi Police on hospital fire

New Delhi: Police probe into the Baby Care New Born Child Hospital fire has revealed that the licence issued to the hospital by the Delhi Government Health Services (DGHS) had...

Polling underway for Delhi LS polls, voters make beeline to exercise their right

New Delhi: Braving scorching heat, voters turned out in large numbers to exercise their right to franchise at polling booths in seven parliamentary constituencies in Delhi for the sixth phase...

LG Saxena condemns assault on Swati Maliwal at CM’s residence, calls for accountability and action

New Delhi: In the wake of the assault on AAP Rajya Sabha member Swati Maliwal, Delhi Lt Governor V.K. Saxena on Tuesday said that if such an incident happened in...

Heatwave: Delhi sizzles at 47 degrees Celsius, docs advise caution

New Delhi: As temperatures continue to soar in the national capital, doctors on Tuesday advised caution against prolonged exposure to heat. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast a heatwave...

AAP on streets to save accused, says Swati Maliwal

New Delhi: AAP Rajya Sabha member Swati Maliwal on Sunday while reflecting on the past 12 years since the horrific Nirbhaya case, said that 'they are now out on the...

Maliwal episode raises more questions than answers

New Delhi: The previously unthinkable is taking place in the national capital -- opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) "demanding justice" for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Swati Maliwal....

Petrol pump assault case: One held, NBW issued against Amanatullah Khan and son

Noida: Police on Monday arrested a close aide of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Amanatullah Khan in connection with a case in which the employees of a petrol pump in...

Delhi BJP releases new poster against Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi: After being granted interim bail by the Supreme Court and getting released from jail, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited the Hanuman temple in Connaught Place on Saturday,...

TN Police arrest YouTuber Felix Gerald from Noida

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Police arrested the YouTuber Felix Gerald from Noida in Uttar Pradesh and will be brought to Tiruchi after getting a transit warrant from a magistrate on Saturday....

Delhi HC orders family to plant 50 saplings as condition to quash FIR

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed a family to plant 50 saplings as a condition to quash an FIR lodged against them. The FIR, which involved allegations of...

Excise policy row: Manish Sisodia’s judicial custody extended till May 15 in CBI case

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday extended, till May 15, the judicial custody of former Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in connection with a money laundering case related to...

Delhi HC issues notice to CBI, ED on Manish Sisodia’s bail pleas after trial court’s rejection

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice on petitions by former Deputy Chief Minister and AAP leader Manish Sisodia seeking bail after a trial court denied...

Read Previous

Stringent anti-defection law only answer, Kerala HC on political defections

Read Next

19 dead in China coal mine company building fire

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By :