Ranchi News: The air quality has deteriorated significantly, with an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 152, posing health risks in Ranchi. According to IQ Air’s report, Ranchi now ranks as the third city with severely polluted air in India, following Delhi and Mumbai.
The report indicates that the AQI in Ranchi is likely to stay between 141 and 150 for the next three days, which is harmful, especially for children and the elderly. For reference, Delhi’s AQI is at 292 today, while Mumbai’s AQI is at 165. Ranchi’s AQI stands at 152, on par with Rajasthan’s capital, Jaipur, and Maharashtra’s Nagpur.
Ranchi’s AQI may reach 157:
IQ Air predicts that on November 9th, Ranchi’s AQI may reach 157, and by November 10th, it could rise further to 159. The extent of air pollution during Diwali and afterward remains uncertain.
Ranchi news: Current PM2.5
Ranchi’s air quality has seen a significant increase in PM2.5 levels, with the current PM2.5 concentration at 57.6. This is 11.5 times higher than the World Health Organization (WHO) standard, which is harmful to health. Cold weather tends to exacerbate the adverse effects of elevated PM2.5 levels, so precautionary measures are necessary to mitigate its impact.