Sunday, 29 May, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality improves

Dhaka’s air quality improves

Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka saw a marked improvement in air quality on Thursday, reports UNB.

With an air quality index (AQI) score of 75 at 8.52am, the metropolis ranked 26th in the list of world cities with the worst air quality. Dhaka’s AQI was categorised as ‘moderate’.

Russia’s Krasnoyarsk, India’s Delhi and China’s Chengdu occupied the first three spots in the list, with AQI scores of 182, 168 and 160, respectively.

AQI, an index for reporting daily air quality, is used by government agencies to inform people how clean or polluted the air of a certain city is.