The Smog in Delhi has now reached Hazardous levels, as the AQI level has gone beyond the safe, 300 mark and is even approaching as of unseen numbers in some regions. Punjabi Bagh, which seems to have been hit with the worst, boasts a 999 AQI, and has shattered all safe levels. The air is dangerous for the residents and especially for small children, elders and people suffering from breathing problems. AQI level in RK Puram is also quite alarming, at a troublesome 664. Schools up to fifth class have been suspended, and the residents of Delhi have been cautioned to not leave their house unless they absolutely have to.
Just outside of Delhi, the AQI level in Gurgaon has risen to a troublesome 405. The Government has issued warnings to people, but it hasn’t as of yet, been able to recover from the smog.
The AQI level in Mandir Marg, Shadipur, ITO is 671, 420 and 662 respectively. The conditions are severe and there isn’t any sign of improvement in the environment. Arvind Kejriwal has said that he has sent letters to the chief Ministers of Harayana and Punjab, to try and find a plan to reduce the smog. He also calls for the reduction of the crop burnings, which sends smoke in the way of Delhi. He equated the Delhi environment to a gas chamber.