Lahore Named as Most Polluted City in the World

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Newstoday: A Swiss air purifier manufacturer conducted a global poll in 2022 and ranked Lahore as having the worst air in the world. An IQAir survey released on Tuesday found that Chad in central Africa had the filthiest air last year, replacing Bangladesh. IQAir measures air quality by measuring the amount of lung-damaging fine particulates known as PM2.5.Lahore's air quality has deteriorated to 97.4 micrograms of PM2.5 particles per cubic metre, up from 86.5 in 2021, making it the world's most polluted metropolis. Hotan, is the only city of China ranked in the top 20 and named in second with PM2.5 readings of 94.3 which goes down from 101.5 in 2021. Indian’s Delhi, with pollution levels of 92.7.

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