Dhaka ranks 13th worst in Air Quality Index



Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka was ranked 13th worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday morning.

It had an AQI score of 172 at 8:43 am. The air quality was classified as ‘unhealthy’. When the AQI score is between 151 and 200, everyone may begin to experience health effects while members of the sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.

In this situation, experts recommend children, adults and people with respiratory diseases to limit outdoor exertion.

Pakistan’s Lahore, India’s Delhi and China’s Shenyang occupied the top three positions in the list of cities with worst air with scores of 337, 299 and 273 respectively.

When the AQI score is between 201 and 300, every city dweller is likely to be affected

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