Delhi's pollution levels have predictably reaching alarming levels after the Diwali 2016 celebrations on Sunday night. Delhiites woke up to see a city enveloped in smog, with air quality plunging to the 'severe' category. Smoke caused by fireworks, as part of Diwali festivities, has blanketed the national capital, leading to risks for people's respiratory systems.
People have been advised not to go outdoors when air quality turns 'severe'. Such poor air quality is said to have an adverse effect especially on elders and children, and those having heart or lung diseases. Click through to know what Delhi looks like this morning:
In pic: A man rides a scooter on a road enveloped by smoke and smog, on the morning following Diwali in New Delhi. (AP Photo)