Added on : 2022-12-13 12:25:15
While the temperature is dipping across most of the country, the Air Quality Index (AQI) continues to remain above severe in most of the cities.
In the list of 10 cities with the most air pollution, six are in Bihar.
Saharsa is considered as the most air polluted city in the country having an air quality index of 366 which comes as health hazards for people having asthmatic problems.
Besides Saharsa, Muzaffarpur was at 344, Bhagalpur at 330, Patna at 318, Begusarai at 270 and Purnea at 269, as per data recorded at 8 p.m. on Monday.
An official, however, said that the AQI of Saharsa and Muzaffarpur crossed the 400 mark during the daytime.