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Indian cities ranked amogst worst for air pollution

New Delhi was ranked ninth in the worst cities for air pollution

By: Eastern Eye Staff

India is home to four of the five cities in the world with the worst air pollution, the World Health Organization said on Thursday. But while WHO experts acknowledge India faces a “huge challenge”, many countries are so bad that they have no monitoring system and cannot be included in its ranking. The dirtiest air was recorded at Zabol in Iran, which suffers from months of dust storms in the summer, and which clocked a so-called PM2.5 measure of 217. The next four were all Indian: Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna and Raipur. India’s capital New Delhi was the survey’s ninth worst…

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