For the second time in lower than every week, Lahore has as soon as once more been ranked because the world’s most polluted metropolis with a particulate matter (PM) score of 241, information from the Air Quality Index (AQI) confirmed Wednesday morning.
As per the most recent information launched by the Air Quality Index, Lahore has been declared essentially the most polluted metropolis on the earth once more, leaving New Delhi behind.
Meanwhile, Karachi recorded a particulate matter (PM) score of 173, inserting the town on the fifth spot on the worldwide index of the world’s most polluted cities.
Mongolia’s metropolis Ulaanbaatar grew to become the world’s second-most polluted metropolis, whereas India’s Kolkata and New Delhi had been ranked third and fourth on the index.
Lahore colleges to stay shut thrice every week as smog worsens
A day earlier, the Punjab authorities had determined to close personal and authorities colleges in Lahore thrice every week because the smog state of affairs within the provincial capital has taken a flip for the more severe.
In a notification, Punjab Relief Commissioner Babar Hayat Tarar had stated the restriction could be in place from November 27 to January 15. The commissioner stated personal workplaces within the provincial capital would additionally stay shut three days every week.
Schools and workplaces shall be closed on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, the notification had stated.