The most polluted city in the Pakistan is Lahore, whose air quality dropped to 97.4 micrograms of PM2.5 particles per cubic meter in 2022 from 86.5 in 2021 The Pakistan Meteorological Department presents a bleak image, indicating that dangerous smog will likely to remain till the rain. Court has also highlighted the severity of the problem and the importance of action by recommending a two-day remote work schedule for businesses.
Lahore struggles with so much dangerous air quality that it stood at the third position of the most polluted cities in the world.
According to the report, 10% of people worldwide reside in areas where air pollution is a health risk. According to the reports of WHO 7 million premature deaths globally occur each year as a result of air pollution. Therefore, Health professionals are raising worries, telling people to avoid needless travel and to wear face masks for protection when they’re outside.