Bihar’s air becomes dangerous, Katihar number-1 among the most polluted cities of the country, Delhi is behind

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There is not much improvement in the level of air pollution in the country. People are also facing huge problems due to this. While pollution has created an uproar in the capital Delhi, Bihar has also been included in this list. The air has become very polluted in other districts including Patna, the capital of Bihar. The worst condition in Bihar is in Katihar district.

According to the data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Katihar in Bihar is at number one among the most polluted cities. At the same time, the country’s capital Delhi occupies the second position in the Air Quality Index with a very poor AQI. The AQI has crossed 400 in Katihar, Bihar. The AQI of Bihar’s capital Patna has also crossed 200.

pollution in different cities

The Central Pollution Control Board has measured the pollution levels of 163 different cities in the data released on Monday. According to this, Katihar in Bihar had the highest AQI of 360 among 163 Indian cities on 7 November. The data shows that Delhi’s AQI at number two stood at 354. At the same time, Noida’s AQI of NCR stood at 328 and Ghaziabad’s AQI was 304.

In addition, pollution levels in many other cities were measured to be very poor. The AQI was 339 in Begusarai in Bihar, 331 in Siwan, 338 in Faridabad in Haryana, 334 in Ballabhgarh and 324 in Sonipat. Apart from this, AQI of 312 was recorded in Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh and 305 in Gurugram in NCR.

Incidents of stubble burning continue

Seeing that the air pollution does not improve much, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai has appealed to the Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to reduce vehicular emissions on peripheral expressways to avoid traffic jams at the borders of the capital. Take measures to divert trucks carrying non-essential goods. At the same time, there is not much reduction in the incidents of stubble burning.

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