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Haze wraps India's capital again as air quality plummets

Haze wraps India's capital again as air quality plummets

Haze shrouded India's capital city again on Monday, with residents braving dangerous air quality to return to work after a weekend of clearer air and better weather.

Diwali fireworks haze pushes Indian capital's air quality to severe

Diwali fireworks haze pushes Indian capital's air quality to severe

Air pollution in some parts of the Indian capital deteriorated early on Monday to the worst recorded level, officials said, a day after revellers set off fireworks to mark Diwali in celebrations ...

Morning to be hazy, misty

Morning to be hazy, misty

Hazy to misty conditions are forecast in the morning hours on Wednesday but chances of strong winds remain only in the offshore areas, according to the Met office.

Indonesian officials taken hostage during fire probe

Indonesian officials taken hostage during fire probe

Indonesian officials investigating forest fires on Sumatra island were taken hostage and threatened with death by a mob allegedly linked to a palm oil company, the environment ministry said.