The air contamination in Delhi this Diwali is more terrible than the previous two years, say specialists


Delhi-NCR / Desh-Videsh

A thick haze of pollution has descended on Delhi, leaving experts worried that the conditions over the Diwali weekend are likely to be the worst in the past three years. The Centre’s System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research declared that the the air quality was “severe” on Saturday and will be even worse on Sunday and Monday, The Hindu reported.

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Experts suggest that when a severe alert is put, people should avoid strenuous physical activity outdoors, especially children, the elderly and those with lung or heart problems.

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