Air Quality Index also expected to slowly deteriorate in the next two days

A total of 10,114 fire incidents were recorded in Punjab during this season till May 22, including 4,092 (40%) in just the past five days.

Last year, the maximum cases of stubble burning recorded in a single day was 1,500 on May 9, 2018, across the state. This year, the maximum number of cases were recorded on May 12 at 1,291.

Stubble burning to affect city: CPCB

The air quality in Delhi and most NCR towns was ‘very poor’ as the concentration of particulate matter in the air increased.

New Delhi/Ahmedabad: Senior scientists at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology have claimed that most of northwest India — including north Gujarat, Rajasthan, parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryan

Gurgaon: The city authorities are gearing up to implement GRAP (graded response action plan) measures for ‘very poor’ pollution levels, after air quality continued to deteriorate and its index (AQI

Gurgaon: The city, which had a brief respite from the heat for the past few days due to thunderstorms, is likely to see a spike in both mercury and air pollution levels from Monday.

Gurgaon: The city air quality reached ‘Good’ level for the first time this year on Thursday, as the air quality index (AQI) recorded at 50.

The Met department said on Wednesday that Delhi-NCR will experience more thunderstorms in the next two days with a 90 per cent probability on Thursday and 60 per cent probability on Friday.

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