Valley Pollution Index

Kathmandu Valley’s AQI docks at 145 μg/m³

Published On: February 28, 2021 06:31 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The quality of air in the Kathmandu Valley on Sunday was measured between PM 2.5 reading of  79.83 μg/m³ and  145 μg/m³. 

According to the data collected from the pollution monitoring stations installed at various parts of the country’s capital city, the worst air quality was observed in the morning between 8 and 9. 

The World Health Organization (WHO) prescribes healthy air not to have a PM 2.5 reading of more than 25 μg/m³. 

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