As rain continues, Dhaka’s air high quality stays ‘reasonable’

Dhaka’s air high quality is “reasonable” this morning.

With an air high quality index (AQI) rating of 91 at 9:11am, Dhaka ranked twelfth on the checklist of cities worldwide with the worst air high quality.

Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh, Indonesia’s Jakarta and Brazil’a Sao Paulo occupied the primary three spots on the checklist, with AQI scores of 157, 155 and 134, respectively.

An AQI between 51 and 100 is taken into account “reasonable”, AQI between 101 and 150 is taken into account “unhealthy”, and between 201 and 300 is claimed to be “very unhealthy”, whereas a studying of 301+ is taken into account “hazardous”, posing critical well being dangers to residents.

In Bangladesh, the AQI is predicated on 5 standards pollution — Particulate Matter (PM10 and PM2.5), NO2, CO, SO2 and Ozone.

Dhaka has lengthy been grappling with air air pollution points. Its air high quality normally turns unhealthy in winter and improves throughout the monsoon.

Air air pollution persistently ranks among the many prime threat elements for demise and incapacity worldwide.

As per the World Well being Group (WHO), air air pollution kills an estimated seven million individuals worldwide yearly, largely because of elevated mortality from stroke, coronary heart illness, continual obstructive pulmonary illness, lung most cancers and acute respiratory infections.

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