I would love to believe that I’m just having a severe reaction to dust, or that it’s all normal seasonal illness, but the evidence suggests otherwise.
Dhakaiites were greeted with clearer-than-usual weather today as the air quality in Dhaka has improved significantly following two days of rainfall in the last week. According to the U.S. Embassy air quality monitor, the AQI (Air Quality Index) at 12 PM today was at 57, the lowest it has been in the last month.
What exactly is the government doing to improve air quality?
It seems grossly inappropriate that in a country on its way to achieving middle-income status, there are still people dying from poverty.