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India Stifles Under Extremely Heavy Smog
Thick smog has blanketed the capital for days, a gray haze that makes a gentle stroll a serious health hazard.
A boy holds his pollution mask as he listens to a speaker during a protest against air pollution in New Delhi, India, on Nov. 6, 2016.
As a result of the heavy smog, schools in the Indian capital will be closed for three days, the government announced on Sunday.
Commuters drive along a major road in New Delh on Nov. 7.
Runners take part in the New Delhi 10K challenge amid heavy smog on Nov. 6.
The Indian flag flies on Red Fort amid heavy dust and smog on Nov. 7, in Mumbai.
People walk inside the Ambedkar Memorial Park in Lucknow on Nov. 7.
People walk in a park amid heavy dust and smog on Nov. 7 in Mumbai.
A newspaper vendor wears a mask whilst he sorts newspapers on a road as heavy smog covers New Delhi on Nov. 7.
A man walks on a pedestrian bridge in New Delhi on Nov. 6.
A man and his family ride a bike during heavy dust and smog in New Delhi, on Nov. 6.