Lahore’s in prime three of world’s most polluted cities


In this file photograph, a commuter might be seen using a motorbike in Lahore. — AFPLahore has been ranked because the world’s third most polluted metropolis, IQAir’s statistics confirmed Wednesday — simply behind India’s New Delhi and Bosnia Herzegovina’s Sarajevo.According to IQAir, on the time of submitting this report, Lahore’s Air Quality Index was recorded 5 instances over the higher restrict of a great vary.The United States Environmental Protection Agency regards air high quality as passable if the AQI is beneath 50. Meanwhile, Lahore’s air high quality was recorded at 250, thought of “very unhealthy”.Top 10 cities with the worst air high quality. — IQAirNew Delhi, the highest most polluted metropolis additionally recorded a “very unhealthy” air high quality at 279.To scale back smog, Punjab Disaster Management Authority has sealed 613 brick kilns, 2,148 industries, and impounded 8,579 autos, in keeping with a report dated November 22, 2020.The report additionally said that the authority had arrested 478 individuals.