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Vehicles ply on road amid heavy smog, at NH 9 road, on November 3, 2019 in Ghaziabad, India.

Photos show choking smog in New Delhi, where the air’s so bad that flights had to be diverted and one politician said it’s like a ‘g...

The smog comes from several factors — farmers burning off old crops, vehicle emissions, construction dust, and firecrackers from the Diwali Festival.
Bangkok covered in toxic smog on Monday.

Thailand might move its capital somewhere else because Bangkok is getting too busy and is constantly covered in smog

The consideration comes as overcrowding and dense traffic have led to two toxic smog outbreaks in one year.

The US does not have ‘the world’s cleanest and safest air,’ as Trump has claimed. These are the 8 states with the worst air pollutio...

The US ranks 10th worldwide when it comes to air quality. Within the US, California has the worst air pollution.
Thick smog obscured the mountains from downtown LA on Tuesday. On Monday, you could see the mountains.

See how smoggy downtown LA was the day before Trump is expected to demolish California’s attempts to tackle auto emissions

California has the worst air quality than any other state in the US, according to the 2019 "State of the Air" report by the American Lung Association.

NEA has started issuing daily advisories, and haze may hit Singapore as soon as this week

You can continue with your daily activities today, but keep an eye out for the daily PSI readings.

The haze is making a comeback in August, and some Malaysian regions are already affected

In addition to the haze, Singapore is expected to have a “dry and warm” August, with daily temperatures forecast to exceed 34°C on some days.

Air pollution kills more people each year than smoking — but it’s not the only dangerous pollutant you encounter on a daily basis

Today marks the 35th annual World Environment Day, and this year's focus is air pollution. Here's how various kinds of pollution affect your health.

What air pollution does to your body and brain

Breathing bad air doesn't feel good, and it also does more than just make it harder to breathe. It can change the way children's brains develop and make older adults more likely to succumb to congnitive decline.
A boy cools off in a public fountain during a heat wave in New York City.

A heat wave on the East Coast could break records — and it’s prompting warnings about dangerously poor air quality

A heat wave is making its way across the US, bringing record-breaking temperatures to the Midwest and potentially to the Northeast as well. Air-quality alerts were issued in New York, Pennsylvania, and southern New England.

The 14 most polluted cities in the world are all in one country

India is home to the most polluted cities in the world. Living with air pollution is a harsh reality for Indians in cities like Delhi and Jaipur, many of whom have resorted to wearing surgical masks and protesting in the street for cleaner air.