November 11, 2021 7:04:53 pm
Air quality continues to stay in the severe zone in New Delhi with smog cover shrouding the city. Residents have complained about difficulty in breathing, itchy eyes and skin issues in the city where the air quality has not improved for days now. #DelhiPollution has been trending constantly as crop burning in neighbouring states and firecrackers burst during Diwali contributed to pollution. Unfavourable weather conditions and low temperatures have added to the problem too.
Photos of devotees taking a dip in the Yamuna on the occasion of Chhatt Puja, surrounded by toxic foams, have raised further concerns. As the Delhi government sprayed water, used boats and tried to erect a makeshift barricade on the river to “scatter” the foam, people took to Twitter to share sarcastic memes.
Memes about Delhi pollution have emerged on social media, take a look.
— Sambhav (@27sambhav) November 11, 2021
Pretty sure when she uploads the pic, the caption would be ‘staying away from toxicity in life’ pic.twitter.com/PcNmhFJ6NU
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) November 11, 2021
Baadal pe paaon hai: pic.twitter.com/6tSqDv1GeM
— Aarohi Tripathy 🇮🇳 (@aarohi_vns) November 10, 2021
— जुमले चाचा (@Path_finder__) November 10, 2021
— ADÎTI💫💖 (@ADTI07) November 10, 2021
This is no London’s Thames river, its Delhi’s Yamuna pic.twitter.com/0ojoBSrWHR
— Mister Shah (@beeing_shah) November 10, 2021
Yamuna river: pic.twitter.com/Zi4J8Il17W
— Sharma_P (@SharmaP26339410) November 10, 2021
Once upon a time i use to wipe beaches …. pic.twitter.com/YNZ3ORqZ8Z
— Abhishek Thakur (@i_abhiabhishek) November 10, 2021
Same Energy pic.twitter.com/JT244I860Q
— Parth (@humorscientist) November 10, 2021
— Mayank Sachde🇮🇳 (@Mayank_Drummer) November 10, 2021
Air quality in #Delhi dropped to the worst position, no need for extra spending on migrates 😜😅#ShahRukhKhan and #HrithikRoshan giving loud and clear massage on#DelhiPollution pic.twitter.com/evMbwGCzdB
— Banny@John (@BannyJohn2) November 9, 2021
Delhi-ites entering Uttarakhand to escape pollution. pic.twitter.com/xF1bNAqXHz
— Alka-line (@alkagurha) November 8, 2021
— Siddharth Sharma (@Siddhar61736949) November 6, 2021
At 2 pm on Thursday, Delhi recorded air quality index (AQI) of 407, PTI reported. Thirty-three of the 39 air quality monitoring stations in the national capital recorded air pollution levels in the ‘severe’ category. Delhi recorded an average Air Quality Index (AQI) of 372 in 24-hours on Wednesday.
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