Tuesday, May 17, 2022
name of Prensa Latina
Bandera inglesa
English Edition
name of Prensa Latina

NEWS

NEWS

New Delhi is world’s most polluted capital

New Delhi is world’s most polluted capital

New Delhi, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) New Delhi ranked as the world's most polluted capital for the second consecutive year, according to the World Air Quality Report 2021, released on Tuesday.
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on telegram
Share on email

Other capitals following New Delhi are Dhaka (Bangladesh), N’Djamena (Chad), Dushanbe (Tajikistan) and Muscat (Oman).

India is also home to 12 of the 15 most polluted cities in Central and South Asia. According to the report, New Delhi recorded a 14.6 percent increase in fine particulate matter PM2.5 concentration in the air in 2021.

Annual averages of PM2.5 concentration in almost half of Indian metropolises exceed the World Health Organization (WHO)’s air quality limits over 10 times.

According to the World Air Quality Report 2021, only 3.0 percent of cities and no country in the world met the WHO’s annual air quality guidelines for PM2.5.

pgh/iff/acl/abm

RELATED
ÚLTIMO MINUTO
name of Prensa Latina

| Text SMS to 8100 with content PL
Receive 4 mesages x 25 cup

© 2016-2021 Prensa Latina
Latin American News Agency

Radio – Publications  – Videos – News by the minute.
All Rigts Reserved.

St. E No 454 , Vedado,  Habana, Cuba.
Phones: (+53) 7 838 3496, (+53) 7 838 3497, (+53) 7 838 3498, (+53) 7 838 3499
Prensa Latina © 2021 .

Web Site developed by IT Division  Prensa Latina.