Red Amar Ujala, Ghaziabad
Published by: Shahrukh khan
Updated Wed, Nov 10 2021 08:13 PM IST
Ghaziabad ranks first among the polluted cities in the country. The AQI has been measured at 428. If we look at the PCB figures, the Ghaziabad AQI is at 428. Which is in the category of very dangerous for people’s breath. This level is at number one among the polluted cities in the country.
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Air pollution continues to cause respiratory distress in the city of Ghaziabad. On Wednesday, Ghaziabad was once again the most polluted city in the country. The AQI was measured to be 428. In the name of pollution prevention, khanapurti is being done. Experts are explaining the reason for the pollution due to burning stubble and low wind speeds in the northeast. Furthermore, containment efforts on the ground appear to be insufficient. PM10 was recorded five times higher than the norm.
PCB officials are constantly directing all departments to spray water and cover construction material. But still, there is a lapse in several places. Dust and dirt continue to fly into the Sahibabad industrial area and construction sites. Because the pollution particles dissolve in the air.
If we look at the PCB figures, the AQI for Ghaziabad is at 428. Which is in the category of very dangerous for people’s breath. This level is at number one among the polluted cities in the country. Dr. Rahul Gupta has advised people not to go for a walk in the morning until contamination remains in this category. Asthma patients have been told to install air purifiers and contact doctors. Panipat’s AQI at number two is recorded at 417.
Hapur’s air quality was measured at 412 at number three and Bulandshahr’s AQI level at 411 was measured at number four. PCB official Utsav Sharma says pollution is not being reduced due to burning stubble in the northeast direction and the wind speed is very low.