Pollution levels severe in Delhi as cracker ban is flouted
According to SAFAR-India, the air quality service of the ministry of earth sciences, the PM 2.5 level was 545
Delhi is currently facing a third wave of covid-19 infections with approximately 45,000 active cases
Air pollution levels in Delhi further rose a day after Diwali as residents in the National Capital Region (NCR) flouted the ban on sale and use of firecrackers. This comes as Delhi continues to face a high number of cases of covid-19.