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All Delhi Schools Will Be Shut Till 5th November As Pollution Reaches Alarming Levels

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On Thursday night, the pollution level exceeded the severe category, and as of now, Delhi is no less than a gas chamber. If the air quality remains unchanged for the next 48 hours, several actions to curb the pollution would be taken by the Delhi Government. With the public health emergency being declared, the government has decided to shut down all schools till November 5th. Read on to find out more about this step!

Kids, Stay Indoors & Get Your Masks On | The toxic smoke from stubble burning, factories pumping out smoke, burning of crackers, all of this has added to the severity of the situation. Kids, older folks, and the peeps already suffering from lung ailments are at a higher risk of respiratory issues. With the schools being shut for a few days, the kids are advised to stay indoors.

Delhiites have been waking up to witness a thick, grey smog with no signs of improvement, the number of illnesses has also been on the rise. Do remember to keep yourself hydrated and get as many indoor plants as you possibly can. If you’re going out, please remember to get your masks on!

Stay indoors and stay safe peeps.

Sourced Via India Today

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