Air quality to remain 'unhealthy' for 6 consecutive days
Dhaka, November 14: Air quality in the country is constantly deteriorating. IQ Air, a US-based company, has forecasted unhealthy air quality for six consecutive days from Sunday (November 15). The level of air pollution that will reach at this time, anyone can get sick and everyone is advised to refrain from going out of the house.
According to IQ Air data on Saturday (November 14), the average rate of air pollution in the country on November 11, 12 and 13 and today (November 14) is between 101 and 150 PM2.5, which is in the category of 'Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups'. This means that it is harmful for people suffering from pollution or respiratory diseases. Children, the elderly, and people with respiratory illnesses who are exposed to this level of pollution are advised not to go outside.
According to the IQ Air forecast from November 15 (Sunday) to November 20, the average rate of air pollution in the country may increase from 151 to 200 PM2.5 during this time, which is an 'unhealthy' category of pollution. This level of pollution can make anyone sick. People with respiratory diseases in particular can become seriously ill. Everyone, including the elderly, children and people with respiratory diseases, is advised to refrain from going out of the house.
Highlighting the country's air quality forecast at 12 noon today, IQ Air said that the average air pollution in Dhaka at this time was 116 PM2.5, which is in the category of 'Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups'.
Highlighting the pollution in the Dhaka metropolis at that time, the institute says that the air quality of Dhaka University is 131 PM 2.5, 120 at Base Edgewater in Gulshan, 116 at US Embassy in Dhaka, 111 in BTOP, 111 in Wahab Baridhara and 55 in BTOP Group.
At the same time, IQ Air says that the air quality in Dhaka is 116 PM 2.5, Savar 112, Trishal 102, Manikganj 63, Sreepur 61, Comilla 62 and Narayanganj 4.