Delhi Smog: Air quality likely to deteriorate on Thursday
New Delhi : Air pollution remained severe on Wednesday and there are no chances of it improving on Thursday either, said Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
With dense smog covering the national capital and adjoining regions, flights and trains are running late or have been cancelled.
The Delhi and Punjab governments have announced a complete closure of schools and colleges till Sunday. The authorities have also advised people to stay inside and opt for masks for cleaner air.
The Met department, on the other hand, has forecasted that a dense fog situation will remain in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan till November 10.
The situation might see an improvement from Saturday. ALSO WATCH: Video of car crashing into each other due to dense fog
“The situation can become worse and conditions deteriorate as we are in the accumulation phase of dust particle due to no winds in the region,” said D Saha, head air quality, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
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