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Lahore’s AQI Index recorded higher than 400

The smog levels remained high in other parts of Punjab

Lahore's smog levelLahore's AQI Index recorded higher than 400 | OyeYeah News

Lahore’s Air Quality Index AQI Index recorded higher than 400 on Monday, while the smog levels remained high in other parts of Punjab as well.

The current situation of air pollution has made conditions hazardous for health causing flu, cough, throat infection, breathing problem, and chest pain.

As per the doctors, more than 100 smog infections are being reported in the province on a daily basis.

As of Monday, the Air Quality Index of 419 was recorded in Lahore early morning.

While in the area of  Gulberg the AQI 704 was recorded at 6 am, in  Defense 701, in Meharpura 615, and a 531 index was recorded in Fatehgarh.

The situation remains almost the same in other parts of Punjab province.  In Sahiwal, AQI was recorded at 384  and Faisalabad recorded an index of 365 on Monday morning.

Raiwind is also among the areas most affected by air pollution.

Due to smog, visibility levels throughout cities were reduced, causing problems for the traffic as well.

Lahore has been declared the most polluted city globally after the city recorded its highest ever smog levels as the Air Quality Index (AQI) went above 700, three days ago. 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.