Thursday, January 07, 2016

Dec-25-2015 to Jan-05-2016 - PM2.5 in Delhi

Even as Delhi government's counsel said the plan was essential to clean up the air for the next generation, a bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath said public transport was not adequate and asked the government why it was ignoring the difficulties bring faced by commuters. Calling the government's status report "vague", it demanded by Friday details on air pollution levels during the six days the plan has been in effect and sought to know the extent of pollution caused by taxis which have been kept out of the purview of the odd-even formula. Read more @ Times of India

Meteorology at this time of the year can be very tricky and possible that in spite of nearly 100,000 cars off the roads during the day time, we are not seeing a visible drop in the pollution levels. More on the role of the meteorology on air pollution, check this infograph.

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