Air Pollution in Dhaka

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Dhaka’s air 2nd most polluted in the world this morning

Dhaka's air quality continued to be in the “unhealthy” zone this morning..With an air quality index (AQI) score of 196 at 10:20am, the metropolis ranked second in the list of world cities with the worst air quality. .An AQI between 101 and 200 is considered “unhealthy”, particularly

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Dhaka world's most polluted city again

The densely populated capital of Bangladesh has once again topped the list of cities with the worst air quality in the world.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality “moderate” today

Dhaka's air quality has seen a marked improvement in the past 24 hours -- all thanks to intermittent monsoon showers.

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality “moderate” today

Dhaka’s air quality witnessed a marked improvement this morning (July 24, 2022), after remaining “unhealthy” a day before.

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

Air quality in traffic free Dhaka “good” today, according to AQI

Dhaka’s air quality was “good” this morning (July 13, 2022).

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

Dhaka air turns “unhealthy” after being moderate for 4 days

Dhaka’s air quality has worsened again. It turned “unhealthy” today (July 5, 2022) after remaining in the “moderate” zone for the last four days, according to Air Quality Index (AQI).

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Dhaka air 2nd most polluted in the world

Air pollution still remains one of the top-most challenges for Bangladesh. Dhaka has been ranked as the second most polluted city in the world.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

No respite from air pollution even at home

Lack of awareness and policy initiatives about indoor air pollution is deeply worrying

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

AQI Index: Dhaka's air quality currently 'moderate'

Dhaka's air quality continued to be in the 'moderate' zone today, mainly owing to rain in different parts of the country.

March 30, 2022
March 30, 2022

Air pollution is an existential threat for us. We must act.

Every year, the Economist Intelligence Unit publishes a list of liveable cities in the world, where Dhaka is inevitably placed near the bottom.