The air pollution in Delhi has reached very ‘severe’ levels on Saturday. People were facing problems due to the thick blanket of smog in the national capital region. The situation is such that AQI has crossed 500 at many places in Delhi-NCR on Saturday. Due to increasing levels of air pollution, primary classes have been closed for two days. Graded Action Response System (GRAP) 3 has been implemented to deal with the pollution situation in the capital.
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All non-essential construction work has been banned in the capital. A ban has been imposed on the entry of light commercial vehicles and diesel-powered trucks. Due to increasing smog, people are facing difficulty in breathing as well as burning sensation in the eyes. In such a situation, experts have advised people about what to do and what not to do in view of increasing pollution.
Know what the experts said
The usage of air purifiers with advanced features is good for people staying at home.
Wear a mask when going out for work, market or other places
Wash eyes with water from time to time
Carry wet wipes with you when going out
People suffering from asthma should keep inhaler with them.
What not to do?
Avoid going out for exercise or walks early in the morning.
If you have asthma or breathing related problems, then go out as little as possible.
Do not touch your eyes with your hands while traveling on the road
Elderly people should stay at home as much as possible.
Do not take any medicine on your own, consult doctors if necessary.