Air pollution hits ‘severe’ levels as Delhi wakes up to a choking blanket of smog

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Indian commuters amid heavy smog in New Delhi on Tuesday. AFP
1/6Indian commuters amid heavy smog in New Delhi on Tuesday. AFP
Belgium’s King Philippe at the Indian Presidential Palace, in New Delhi. AP
2/6Belgium’s King Philippe at the Indian Presidential Palace, in New Delhi. AP
Indian security personnel stand guard at the Rajghat, a memorial for Gandhi. AFP
3/6Indian security personnel stand guard at the Rajghat, a memorial for Gandhi. AFP
The rapid fall in air quality and visibility began on Monday evening. AFP
4/6The rapid fall in air quality and visibility began on Monday evening. AFP
By 10am, the Central Pollution Control Board recorded ‘severe’ air quality. AFP
5/6By 10am, the Central Pollution Control Board recorded ‘severe’ air quality. AFP
Indian labourers work on a construction site amid heavy smog conditions. AFP
6/6Indian labourers work on a construction site amid heavy smog conditions. AFP
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