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The government has pledged millions of dollars and deployed extra teams to improve enforcement of existing environmental laws that include banning farmers from burning their fields.
Visibility on the roads of Delhi, were considerably low and is expected to get worse at night.
As the cold wave and fog prevail in the national capital, at least 23 trains are running late, four are rescheduled and 26 have been cancelled due to low visibility and operational reasons.
The Centre is determined to not let the Delhi smog-like situation recur, Environment Secretary C K Mishra said here today and asserted that no single authority can be held responsible.
Residents of the Delhi NCR region want schools to be shut between November 1 and 20 to protect their children from pollution, a survey participated in by 13,000 respondents has revealed.
Taking to Twitter, Virat Kohli posted a video of himself describing measures Delhiites could take to improve the situation.
On November 8, the contribution of the dust storm was 40 per cent, eclipsing the role of emissions from stubble burning, which stood at 25 per cent, Pune-based SAFAR said.
New Delhi is presently battling the smog and rising air pollution, prompting the AAP government to again go for the odd-even formula to bring some respite to the people.
SC to hear fresh plea today to curb rising pollution in Delhi-NCR; NGT says no review plea on odd-even scheme filed
The fresh plea seeks direction to the Centre and the states concerned to take measures on curbing road dust and stubble burning.
After a relative respite on Saturday, the national capital was enveloped in a thick blanket of smog on Sunday due to high levels of humidity.
Dense smog continued to enshroud Delhi and the National Capital Region on Sunday, with pollution level remaining in the ‘severe’ category.
The Aam Aadmi Party said the smog in Delhi is not due to stubble burning in Punjab, but is being caused by industrial and vehicle pollution.
The minister, said it was expected that in another 24 hours things would be under control due to measures being undertaken by various government agencies.
Calling it an "emergency situation", the bench asked the government to consider the option of "cloud seeding" to induce rainfall artificially, as an immediate step.
WATCH | Smog leads to three pile-ups after collisions involving over 20 vehicles on Yamuna Expressway; 22 injured
Dense smog hampered visibility and led to three instances of pile-ups, involving over 20 vehicles, on the Yamuna expressway resulting in injuries to at least 22 people.