India houses 7 out of 10 top polluting cities in the world
New Delhi, Mar 05: India accounts for seven of the world's 10 cities with the worst air pollution, as per a study conducted by the environment NGO Greenpeace.
Also, India still hosts 15 out of 20 most polluted cities in the world with Gurugram and Ghaziabad being the most polluted cities in the world followed by Faridabad, Bhiwadi and Noida being in top six with Delhi on the 11th spot.
Delhi had an average yearly PM2.5 concentration at 113.5 micrograms per cubic metre, followed by Dhaka at 97.1 micrograms per cubic metre. Kabul was at the third spot with 61.8 micrograms per cubic metre.