The air quality in Delhi’s Janpath has reached the ‘hazardous’ category on Friday morning, following the festival of Diwali.
The concentrations of Pollution Meter (PM) 2.5 stood at 655.07 in Janpath today morning.
Despite the Delhi government’s ban on firecrackers, several people were seen bursting crackers on street on the occasion of Diwali, contributing to the degradation of the air quality, amid increased contribution from farm fires. The sky here hung heavy with smoke, and the visibility was also affected. As a layer of smog enveloped the Delhi skies, several people here complained of itchy throat and watery eyes.
(With ANI Inputs)