Delhi Air Pollution Off The Charts Morning After Diwali

Updated: November 05, 2021 11:18 IST

Despite a firecracker ban in the national capital, the air quality in New Delhi slipped from "severe" last night into the ''hazardous'' category this morning following Diwali celebrations.

Delhi Air Pollution Off The Charts Morning After Diwali
A blanket of thick smog settled over the national capital the morning after Diwali.
Delhi Air Pollution Off The Charts Morning After Diwali
Visibility reduced in Delhi as the air quality in the city slipped into the "hazardous" category this morning.
Delhi Air Pollution Off The Charts Morning After Diwali
New Delhi has the worst air quality of all world capitals, but even by its sorry standards Friday's air quality reading was particularly bad.
Delhi Air Pollution Off The Charts Morning After Diwali
People from several parts of the city and its suburbs complained of itchy throat and watery eyes, as a layer of smog, the first episode this season, lingered over the region.
Delhi Air Pollution Off The Charts Morning After Diwali
Relief is expected only from the evening of November 7 but the AQI will fluctuate within the 'very poor' range, the air quality forecast agency said.

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