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Delhi too polluted for Obama say reports

A haze over south Delhi.
A haze over south Delhi. Image by Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier / CC BY-SA 2.0

The poor air quality in Delhi, one of the world’s most polluted cities, may force US President Obama to stay indoors during his visit to the city this month. Scientists are predicting that pollution levels will be eight times the accepted safe limits in the US during the presidential visit, and the American embassy in Delhi has already issued a health advisory because of hazardous levels of pollution. Read more: timesofindia.indiatimes.com