Air quality in capital improve after recent rain

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Staff Reporter

The air quality in the federal capital on Monday was recorded healthy and clean as harmful ambient pollutants dropped after recent rain broke the prolonged dry spell since January in the metropolis.

Director General Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (DG Pak-EPA) Farzana Altaf Shah told APP that Islamabad has got the best air quality recorded on Monday as not only Oxides of Sulphur and Nitrogen rather suspended particulate matter of 2.5 microns (PM 2.5) was also below the permissible limits.

“It is one of factor that the Capital had received a mild shower but the efforts to control air pollution have already been going on to contain the risk,” she added.