Home National Health News Pollution at its highest

Pollution at its highest

by Public Health Update

Pollution at its highest:

KATHMANDU, Dec 18  (Republica)
Pollution at its highest
Kathmandu pollution reached an all time high at 8 am yesterday, republica’s Valley pollution index showed. While valley’s pollution largely stayed to be harmful throughout the day , yesterday, it exceeded 150µg/m3. Air quality exceeding the 150 mark to reach 156µg/m3, severely dangerous to all age groups. The standard of WHO is 25µg/m3 while the index shows the pollution almost 6 times which is very severe and intolerable for our health.
The pollution index is almost thrice the government set standard of 40µg/m3.
valley pollution level dec 18 2017
SOURCE OF INFO (Republica)

You may also like

Public Health Update (Sagun’s Blog) is a popular public health portal in Nepal. Thousands of health professionals are connected with Public Health Update to get up-to-date public health updates, search for jobs, and explore opportunities.
#1 Public Health Blog for sharing Job opportunities and updates in Nepal

”Public Health Information For All”
– Sagun Paudel, Founder

Public Health Initiative, A Registered Non-profit organization – All Right Reserved. 2011-2023. Contact us.