Dhaka’s air continues to be unhealthy

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City Desk  :
Dhaka’s air continues to be unhealthy as it ranked eighth on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality with an AQI score of 160 at 9 am this morning (March 17, 2024).
Pakistan’s Lahore, India’s Delhi and Thailand’s Chiang Mai occupied the list’s first, second and third spots, with AQI scores of 254, 240 and 179, respectively, reports UNB.
When the AQI value for particle pollution is between 101 and 150, air quality is considered unhealthy for sensitive groups, between 150 and 200 is unhealthy, between 201 and 300 is said to be very unhealthy, while a reading of 301+ is considered hazardous, posing serious health risks to residents.

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