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The air quality has been steadily deteriorating since Monday. Due to increase in the amount of PM 2.5 in the air, the capital of the capital has reached very poor level. The AQI of major places of Lucknow is poor.
- Lucknow’s AQI was close to 350 on Thursday.
- Pollution control board wrote a letter to six departments
The quality of air in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, has once again reached its worst level. Experts are considering the dust behind the decaying roads and the government and non-government construction work as the main reason behind it. Rajdhani’s Air Quality Index (AQI) has crossed 300 to reach 371. This number is called extremely poor in air pollution standards. Lucknow was close to AQI-350 on Thursday.
Neutralization of pollution control board
The Pollution Control Board directed the government departments to take precautions. But most of the departments are doing air pollution control only on paper. Due to this, the State Pollution Control Board has written a strong warning to more than 6 government departments. Let us know that the air quality is continuously deteriorating since Monday. Due to increase in the amount of PM 2.5 in the air, the capital of the capital has reached very poor level. The AQI of major places of Lucknow is poor. On the AQI 342 category in Gomti Nagar which is extremely poor, 338 extremely poor in Aliganj, 328 extremely poor in Lalbagh. At the same time, AQI 316 of Talkatora called industrial area is very poor.
The problem of COPD is increasing in people
According to doctors, the problem of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) due to air pollution is increasing in people. Doctor KK Verma said that initially the symptoms of this disease are not generally understood. In the absence of awareness, most people consider severe infection as asthma. Delay in examination and treatment, the infection spreads to other parts of the body. This poses a serious health hazard.
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