New Delhi: Air Quality index is setting all records high and transforming Delhi into the murk. People are tweeting pictures of smog that is spread across the capital city and is reaching to the dangerous level.
The visibility in certain areas is seeing a surge as much as 30 folds the World Health Organization’s recommended limit. US embassy website said levels of pollutant Particulate Matter or PM2.5 that are most harmful to health reached 703, when a 300 is considered hazardous, reports Deccan Chronicle.
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) declared “a health emergency” on Tuesday and urged the government to “make efforts in curbing the pollution”.
People are posting on Twitter, how it looks like to live in Delhi:
— Anant Prabhu (@indiancounsel) November 7, 2017
— Kabir Taneja (@KabirTaneja) November 7, 2017
— Paroma Mukherjee (@ParomaMukherjee) November 7, 2017
The air pollution in DELHI is alarming and I hope someone is keen on doing something about it. Lives of little children are at risk and this is not the state of affairs we want them to be growing up in. Time for talk is over. Needs some effective action.
— SUHEL SETH (@Suhelseth) November 7, 2017
— Rajat Vashishta (@RajatVashishta) November 7, 2017
— Raghu Karnad (@rkarnad) November 7, 2017