The Delhi government today announced that all schools in the national capital will remain closed till Sunday in view of the "unbearable" air pollution. The air quality in Delhi is turning worse, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said. Also, CM Arvind Kejriwal sought a meeting with his counterparts in Punjab and Haryana to discuss measures to bring down the alarming pollution levels. Delhi's air quality was at the season's worst yesterday as a combined effect of smoke from stubble burning and moisture turned the city into a "gas chamber" leaving people gasping and prompting authorities to announce closure of primary schools and a four-fold hike in parking fees among a series of sweeping measures.
Take a look at how the city blanketed in toxic haze: