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Delhi air quality remains ‘severe’, thick haze engulfs city, schools ordered shut

Delhi sees marginal dip in pollution level but the air quality remains ‘severe’. Thick layer of haze engulfs Delhi as Air Quality continues to be in the ‘Severe’ category with Air Quality Index at 410.

To mitigate pollution, water was sprinkled through anti-smog guns near the NDMC Civic Centre area. The air quality in Delhi continues to be in the ‘Severe’ category as per CPCB (Central Pollution Control Board). Primary schools to remain closed till November 10 for now.

Farm fires in Punjab are rising exponentially, coinciding with the worsening air quality in Delhi. Residents grappling with the ongoing toxic air, raising concerns for public health and upcoming events. 


The doctors have advised the public, including children, pregnant women, and people with respiratory ailments, to stay indoors. Delhi-NCR turns into literal gas chamber with air quality on verge of turning ‘hazardous’, where Noida slaps Rs 1 crore fines on GRAP-III violators.