Saturday, 23 September, 2023

Kuwait ranks world’s most polluted country this morning

Kuwait's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 174 today, making the country's air most polluted in the world this morning.

Dhaka's air quality was marked as 'unhealthy for sensitive groups'.

With an air quality index (AQI) score of 117 at 8:56 am, Dhaka ranked 8th on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality, according to IQAir.

Kuwait's Kuwait City, Netherlands’ Rotterdam and Amsterdam occupied the first three spots on the list, with AQI scores of 174, 170 and 158, respectively.

An AQI between 151 and 200 is considered ‘unhealthy’ while between 201–300 is ‘’very unhealthy’, and 301–400 is 'hazardous', posing severe health risks to residents.