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Air pollution in Delhi-NCR nears 'emergency' zone; schools shut till Friday

The extreme condition has prompted the authorities to order closure of schools till November 15 -- a second time in two weeks

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air pollution in India | Delhi Air Pollution | Air Quality Index

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Delhi and places nearby were engulfed in a smog on Thursday as air pollution reached emergency levels, prompting authorities to shut schools and warn that a traffic rationing measure could be extended.

(AQI) in the was 472 with particulate matter (PM) 2.5 levels at 322 and PM 10 levels at 487 at 6:30 am on Thursday.

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First Published: Thu, November 14 2019. 06:52 IST

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