New York Overtakes New Delhi To Have Worst Air Quality Index, Heres Why – BQ Prime

The air quality in Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, reached hazardous levels as wildfires continued to ravage western Quebec and northern Ontario. The severity of the situation caused the air quality to exceed the maximum limit on the risk scale, according to Environment Canada. They issued a warning stating that the forest fires might maintain hazardous conditions for human health throughout most of the week.

As a result, the general public was advised to minimise or reschedule strenuous outdoor activities, prioritising their health and well-being especially vulnerable individuals, such as seniors, young children, and pregnant individuals, were strongly urged to avoid engaging in such activities due to the increased risk of severe health issues caused by the pollution.

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