New Delhi: For the third day in a row, the air quality index in the National Capital Region, which includes Delhi, remains in critical condition. The air quality index is 519 in neighboring Uttar Pradesh’s Noida and 534 in Haryana’s Gurugram. Primary classes in Delhi have been closed from today. Measures to reduce air pollution have also been intensified.
The National Capital Region, which includes Delhi, is engulfed in smog. Measures have been announced to reduce air pollution. The spraying of water with an anti-smog gun was intensified. A holiday has been announced for primary classes from today till further notice. Health problems such as shortness of breath and tearing are widely reported among people.
Malayalees in Delhi say that the air quality index remains in the critical category. 413 were recorded today. The main cause of air pollution was found to be the burning of agricultural residues in neighboring states.