Residents of Mumbai since last Thursday are increasingly facing breathing difficulties and serious health problems after a fire at the Deonar dumping ground created a thick blanket of smog.

On Tuesday, we got to know just how bad it is, thanks to a satellite image if it from space.

On Tuesday, NASA tweeted a breathtaking satellite image of the deonar dumping ground fire.

The Maharashtra government will be holding a meeting soon with all those concerned as villagers around the proposed landfill site located in Taloja, Navi Mumbai have opposed the shifting of the site there.

(With Inputs from PTI)

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