Because of rain, Dhaka’s air high quality ‘reasonable’ this morning

Dhaka’s air high quality was marked “reasonable” this morning on account of rain within the capital metropolis.

With an air high quality index (AQI) rating of 57 at 9:06am, Dhaka ranked thirty fifth on the record of cities worldwide with the worst air high quality.

An AQI between 0 and 50 is taken into account to be “good” whereas between 50 and 100 it’s thought of “reasonable”.

Pakistan’s Lahore, the United Arab Emirates’ Dubai and Malaysia’s Kuching occupied the primary three spots on the record, with AQI scores of 153, 152 and 151, respectively.

An AQI between 101 and 200 is taken into account “unhealthy”, notably for delicate teams.

Equally, an AQI between 201 and 300 is alleged to be “poor'”, whereas a studying of 301 to 400 is taken into account “hazardous”, posing severe well being dangers to residents.

AQI, an index for reporting every day air high quality, is utilized by authorities companies to tell individuals how secure or polluted the air of a sure metropolis is, and what related well being results is perhaps a priority for them.

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 often turns unhealthy in winter and improves in the course of the monsoon.

Air air pollution constantly ranks among the many prime threat components 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, power obstructive pulmonary illness, lung most cancers and acute respiratory infections.

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