“With air quality in Delhi hovering between severe and very poor levels in the past 10 days, and particulates consistently emerging as the prominent pollutants, the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) has become the first agency to sound the alarm bells.
According to the health advisory issued by SAFAR, ‘Everyone should avoid all physical activity outdoors; people with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should remain indoors and keep activity levels low….’ from the night of November 11 to the afternoon of November 12.” The Indian Express. Read it on delhiair.org.
Don’t step out this Diwali: SAFAR issues health warning, says particulate matter levels to spike day after Diwali. PM 10 could go up to 956 micrograms per cubic metre, PM 2.5 to 450.