As the festive season is around the corner, Delhi seems to witness deteriorating condition of air. The AQI levels in Delhi are at 207 today which are deemed as very healthy.
These figures clearly indicate that the air quality is constantly degrading and the increase in pollution is a cause of concern. The capital, though is decked up for the coming festivities, is dealing with air pollution.
Metropolitans across the world bear the major brunt of environmental pollution, likewise, Delhi is at the receiving end in India.
Also, the pandemic increasingly affected the respiratory systems of people and thus the growing pollution is harmful for people recovered from COVID and lack a strong immunity system. Such air quality results many health problems which are chronic and also environmental effect which is everlasting.
The change in season also affects the air pollution in the capital, as the winds where on one end carry pollutants from various regions the lowering temperature and stagnant winds holds these pollutants which further affect the quality and lead to smog in this season.
Thus, as a citizen one should do their own bit to maintain the air quality at a level where the environment is not depleted and we let our surroundings enjoy as much as we enjoy our festivals.