Four private schools in Gurgaon (including mine) have declared holiday on Friday due to the severe quality of air, while other schools have issued advisories for students to wear mask and curb outdoor activities.
PM2.5 is a suspended particulate matter which is a major constituent of air pollution. Being a very fine particle it can settle in the lungs and cause various respiratory problems.
Data showed PM2.5 level reaching 727 micrograms per cubic metre. The permissible limit is just 60 micrograms per cubic metre.
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