Dust situation in Delhi to improve marginally over weekend
The forecast for the next three days says PM10 levels will be in the “Very Poor” category
Dust coverage extends to central, eastern Gangetic plain; conditions deteriorate in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh
Dust coverage across Haryana-Delhi area has shown slight improvement owing to a dip in maximum temperature and increased moisture content in air
2018 में भारत के 16 राज्यों में 50 धूलभरी आंधी की घटनाएं हुई हैं, जिसके कारण 500 से अधिक मौतें हुईं। जानमाल को बड़ा ...
India’s very own Dust Bowl
Rising temperatures, changing weather patterns, depleting groundwater, unsustainable agriculture and deforestation are turning large parts of …
Dust pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa raised infant mortality: Study
A 25% spike in local annual mean particulate concentrations in West Africa caused an 18% increase in infant mortality
In Delhi, deadly air pollution is never out of season
After a deadly smog episode in winter, the city witnessed severe ozone pollution this summer, followed by a spike in PM10 level due to pre-…
'Thunderstorm is the most challenging segment of weather prediction'
K J Ramesh explains how this season’s thunderstorms is due to a peculiar condition wherein heating in north and northwestern India has …
Dust, high temperatures bring Delhi’s air quality down to 'poor'
The Aravalli range plays a critical role in checking sand migration from the Thar Desert to Delhi-NCR; but they now stand degraded
Pollution in news on May 14
Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on pollution
From myth to reality, how storms have shaped human history
What triggered the dust storms?
Desertification, unprecedented heat wave conditions, more Western Disturbances, increasing cyclonic circulations & 2 lines of low pressure …
Indian scientists study dust holes that dot the Himalayas for the first time
These holes could not only hasten glacial melt but also host unique ecosystems
Long-term wind patterns over Delhi have changed, say scientists
A possible reason could be major changes in the withdrawal of monsoon from the region and the anti-cyclonic circulations that are formed in this …
Air pollution can significantly aggravate asthma
India's unique imperatives- high incidenc of poverty, poor nutrition levels, underlying diseases, extremely high pollution further enhance the …
Heat and dust
Do not dismiss dust fall event only as an act of god. Crack down on dust sources and push for green walling and vegetative barrier across the region
Simply put: Fifteen of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India
Large quartz dust particles found in the middle of the North Atlantic
The mere existence of these particles at this location cannot be explained by conventional climate change models
Why is Delhi engulfed in dust?
Anumita Roychowdhury, head of air pollution and clean transportation programme at CSE, explains why Delhi and North India is besieged by dust, …
Dust storm continues to choke Delhi
Air pollution levels alarmingly high a day after dust storms from Rajasthan hit the city
Simply put: Pollution during elections
Run for cover: 100 days, 44 storms, 16 states, 423 deaths
An unprecedented storm season challenges India's scientific community
We have never seen anything like this before: dust storm victims in Rajasthan, UP
Although the local administration had generated alerts about the dust storm, the intensity and scale was unexpected and unprecedented
New normal: series of intense, widespread storms in less than a week; 19 states brace for more
Unusually high temperature has aided such intense storms across the country, indicating more turbulent days ahead
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वैज्ञानिकों के अनुसार दुनिया भर में करीब 1.7 करोड़ मीट्रिक टन धूल के मोटे कण मौजूद हैं। जोकि अमेरिका की पूरी आबादी के वजन ...
Toxic air engulfs Delhi-NCR, worse yet to come
Western disturbance may reach North India on November 1 with dust from Pakistan and the Thar Desert and if wind speeds remain low, the dust will …