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Air pollution alert


New Delhi suffered a rare summer air pollution alert yesterday as dust storms and heat over northern India created hazardous levels of smog, reports Accuweather.

Air quality index reached “very poor” with PM 2.5 particles, at 154 micrograms per cubic metre.

Clouds of dust swirled around the streets and many people brought out masks generally used in winter.

Travellers are advised to wear masks while outside.
 
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