Delhi Is A Gas Chamber – The Health Hazards Of Rising Pollution Levels
Delhi is under siege - covered in a blanket of thick haze with black smokes on the horizons. The visibility levels are under 200 meters and the city is witnessing extremely severe levels of air pollution. Air quality has turned toxic; pollution levels have already breached the permissible standards by multiple times. It’s literally choking on toxic air as the average Air Quality Index (AQI) is already way above the bearable levels. A public health emergency in declared on the city and authorities have strictly advised residents against venturing outdoors. After all, pollutants in the air are turning out to a great risk by the each passing day and toxicity in the air is on the up. These descriptions are not from any dark, dystopian piece of cinema or novel - it’s rather a reality that has hit us hard. The nature’s fury has struck and that too, with a bang. But it’s for bad choices we made. Quite clearly, Delhi is a GAS CHAMBER now and resembles a city under threat! Until the winds blow, it will remain covered with black smog. The sky is nowhere to be visible and many find it a really tough time to be in the capital city!