News 360: As mercury rises in Delhi, toxic ozone levels rise beyond permissible level

The air pollution levels in Delhi are showing no signs of decreasing. High temperatures have doubled the ozone levels over permissible limits in some parts of the city in the last 10 days. Ozone causes inflammation in the lungs and reduces lung function. It also causes chest pain, coughing and makes diseases like asthma and bronchitis worse. Environmental scientists have been concerned about the spike in the level of ozone gas in the last few years.'s