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Pakistan: Lahore Most Polluted City In The World, Aqi Reached 203

Agency, Lahore

Published by: Kuldeep Singh
Updated Thu, 25 Nov 2021 01:02 AM IST

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Lahore, the cultural capital of Pakistan, has become the most polluted city in the world. A Swiss air quality monitoring company has given this information. The IQAir platform said Lahore tops its list of polluted cities.

A thick cloud of haze enveloped Pakistan’s cultural capital Lahore, making it the most polluted city in the world on Wednesday. A Swiss air quality monitoring company has given this information. The IQAir platform said Lahore tops its list of polluted cities.

The second most polluted city in the world is New Delhi and the third is Dhaka in Bangladesh.
According to the American scale, Lahore’s Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 203 while Delhi is at number two and its index was recorded at 183. According to the company, Dhaka (Bangladesh) stood third with 169 index and Kolkata at number four with 168 index. A day earlier, Lahore was in third place.

Lahore was once called the City of Gardens and had a large number of gardens during the Mughal period between the 16th and 19th centuries. Due to rapid urbanization and increasing population, there is very little greenery left in the city. Lahore is the second largest city in Pakistan after Karachi.

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A thick cloud of haze enveloped Pakistan’s cultural capital Lahore, making it the most polluted city in the world on Wednesday. A Swiss air quality monitoring company has given this information. The IQAir platform said Lahore tops its list of polluted cities.

The second most polluted city in the world is New Delhi and the third is Dhaka in Bangladesh.

According to the American scale, Lahore’s Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 203 while Delhi is at number two and its index was recorded at 183. According to the company, Dhaka (Bangladesh) stood third with 169 index and Kolkata at number four with 168 index. A day earlier, Lahore was in third place.

Lahore was once called the City of Gardens and had a large number of gardens during the Mughal period between the 16th and 19th centuries. Due to rapid urbanization and increasing population, there is very little greenery left in the city. Lahore is the second largest city in Pakistan after Karachi.

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