The name of the capital Dhaka has once again come to the top in the list of air pollution. Dhaka’s air quality score is 168. This score means Dhaka’s air pollution level is ‘unhealthy’.
This information is known from the Air Quality Index (IQAIR) index of the weather quality monitoring organization at 8:44 am on Tuesday.
At the same time, Indonesia’s Jakarta is in the second position of air pollution. The city’s pollution index score is 159, meaning the air is at ‘unhealthy’ level.
Chile’s Santiago is third in the pollution list. The city has a pollution score of 157 which means that the air quality is also unhealthy.
However, the air quality in the capital Dhaka was disastrous in January this year, reaching the highest level in the last seven years.
Air quality is considered good if the score is between zero and 50. 51 to 100 is moderate or tolerable air quality. A score of 101 to 150 is considered unhealthy for sensitive groups. 151 to 200 is considered unhealthy. A score of 201 to 300 is considered very unhealthy. Besides, if it is more than 301, it is considered disastrous.