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Mumbai temperature drops, air quality stays poor

After two days of high temperature, the city and suburbs witnessed cooler conditions on Monday. The pollutant-measuring indicator also recorded an improvement in air quality, though it continued to remain in the ‘poor’ category. The Santacruz weather station recorded 30.2 degrees Celsius on Monday, 0.4 degrees Celsius below normal. On Saturday, the suburbs had recorded […]

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EPCA expresses concern over traffic congestion, garbage burning worsening air quality

The Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) on Friday came down heavily on authorities over continuing traffic congestion and garbage burning activities that are worsening air quality in the national capital. EPCA chairperson Bhure Lal, in a meeting with representatives of Delhi Pollution Control Committee, DSIDC, civic bodies, police and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, asked police […]

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Delhiites wake up to misty Monday morning, air remains ‘poor’

The national capital on Monday witnessed a misty morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 10.5 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average as the air quality remained ‘poor’. “The sky will remain mainly clear becoming partly cloudy during the day with shallow fog and mist in the morning,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) […]

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Air quality falls as winter settles in Pune

The city on Wednesday morning recorded 13.7 degree Celsius and air quality fell from satisfactory to moderate level with PM 2.5 and PM 10 particle levels crossing the tolerable limit at recorded 161 ugm3 and 107 ugm3 at Shivajinagar respectively. The air quality index (AQI) categories are 0-50 (good), 51-100 (satisfactory), 101-200 (moderate), 201-300 (poor), […]