The pollution level rose in the city on Thursday, making Gurugram again the second most polluted city in the country. The air pollution levels were low for a change in Gurugram during the past week, levels of PM2.5.
The highest level of PM2.5 was 89.90 micrograms per cubic meter at 7.30pm. The city’s air quality index (AQI), however, remained at 170, which is considered as ‘moderate’ and it can cause breathing problems to people with lungs, asthma and heart diseases. According to the national safe standard, the level of PM2.5 shouldn’t be more than 60 micrograms per cubic meter.