- In keeping with the Air High quality Index (AQI), Karachi’s environment immediately (Saturday) is dangerous for well being
- The port metropolis ranked twelfth among the many most polluted cities on this planet
- In keeping with the Air High quality Index, 166 particulate matter was recorded in Karachi immediately
KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Division stated on Saturday that town’s climate will stay dusty, chilly and dry until night.
Karachiites woke as much as a dusty Saturday morning as visibility within the provincial capital diminished to a few kilometres.
In keeping with the Air High quality Index (AQI), Karachi’s environment immediately is dangerous for well being.
The town’s visibility diminished to 1.2 kilometres close to the airport as a consequence of dusty climate, the Met workplace stated.
Then again, the AQI confirmed that because of the unhealthy environment, the port metropolis ranked twelfth among the many most polluted cities on this planet immediately.
About 166 particulate matter was recorded in Karachi immediately, whereas China’s Shenyang and Wuhan topped the checklist of most polluted cities on this planet.
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The AQI additionally highlighted that as per classification, 151 to 200 levels of air pollution is dangerous to well being, 201 to 300 levels of air pollution is extraordinarily dangerous to well being, whereas greater than 301 levels signifies hazardous air pollution.
The Met division stated that the present temperature of in Karachi is nineteen°C, whereas the minimal temperature is more likely to hover between 12°C to 14°C throughout the remainder of the day.
Wind is blowing at a pace of 10km per hour with a humidity of 17%, whereas winds from the northwest are more likely to blow at a pace of 18 to 36km per hour within the metropolis.