Delhi is blanketed with toxic smog. This is why. The Washington Post

"This week India’s capital city, Delhi has been hit with extreme air pollution – so extreme that the city’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal described it as a gas chamber.  The city’s Air Quality Index has been in the range of 700 to 1,000; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency considers anything over 300 to be hazardous. The index measures … Continue reading Delhi is blanketed with toxic smog. This is why. The Washington Post

Fire trucks to spray Indian capital amid deepening smog emergency: Reuters

"India plans to use fire trucks to spray water over parts of its capital to combat toxic smog and dust that has triggered a pollution emergency, with conditions expected to worsen over the weekend. "Illegal crop burning in farm states surrounding New Delhi, vehicle exhausts and swirling construction dust have contributed to what has become … Continue reading Fire trucks to spray Indian capital amid deepening smog emergency: Reuters

Battling dirty air in Delhi: Government gasps; Odd-Even is back, next week: The Indian Express

"WITH air quality dipping further Thursday to its worst level this year, the Delhi government announced that the odd-even car rationing scheme will be rolled out in the city for five days from November 13 to November 17. Announcing this, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said that the scheme, a part of the emergency measure in … Continue reading Battling dirty air in Delhi: Government gasps; Odd-Even is back, next week: The Indian Express