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India: Severe Air Pollution in New Delhi

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MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Release/Statement

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India: Severe Air Pollution in New Delhi

New Delhi is currently experiencing severe levels of air pollution. Some of the most common health effects of air pollution include irritation of eyes, throat and lungs. For people with existing respiratory conditions such as asthma or bronchitis, breathing in air pollution can make these conditions worse. 

New Zealanders in areas affected by the air pollution are advised to monitor pollution readings, such as those provided by the Air Quality Index website. If you have concerns about the level of pollution, we recommend remaining indoors as much as possible, with doors and windows closed, and refraining from strenuous activity when outdoors. We also recommend seeking medical advice about appropriate precautions. New Zealanders are advised to follow the advice of local authorities at all times.

The following sites may give further advice and data regarding pollution levels:

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