New Delhi, India's capital is choking under off-the-charts smog,
. . . with some parts of the city reporting levels,
. . . almost 5 times those considered "unhealthy"
. . . by the US environmental protection agency.
Air Quality Index:
. . . . . . 999 = New Delhi, India
. . . . . . 500 = "hazardous", and
. . . . . . 298 = China's most polluted city.
An emergency ruling issued over the weekend saw more than
. . . 5,000 schools closed, and
. . . construction work halted for the next 3 days.
Officials warned that the number of vehicles allowed on the streets,
. . . may be restricted if the situation does not improve.
11-7-2016 Source: The most polluted city on Earth
The most polluted city on Earth
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