WBM Foundation conducted a Smog awareness seminar at Fatima Jinnah College for Women Chuna Mandi Lahore. Around 250 plants including, neem, kikar, and rose were distributed among the students of the college. Miss Fazila Ishfaq give motivational speech on Smog and how to mitigate it.Principal of college Dr.Samina also motivated students about the environment and highlight the importance of the environment.Chairman PHA, Yasir Gillani was the chief guest of the event, Other PTI members and MPA ,Mian Zaman Naseeb and Wahid Azeem also take active participation in the seminar and highlight the importance of the Environment.Read More
LAHORE: Smog reached very unhealthy levels (as per the US Consulate readings) in Lahore on Wednesday, worsening eye and throat sores people have been suffering since the beginning of the annual menace around a week ago.
According to the Met department website, (which also quoted the US Consulate readings) the level of air quality index (AQI) in Lahore was 257 (very unhealthy).
US Consulate Twitter account nevertheless indicated much higher figures at different points in the city in the morning.
They showed 506 AQI at the US Consulate, 498 in Gulberg, 491 at Punjab Assembly, 489 at Liberty Market, 453 at Upper Mall, 384 in Allama Iqbal Town’s Zeenat Block and 395 at Sundar Industrial Estate.Read More
All public and private schools have been closed in Lahore today due to high levels of smog.
The Punjab government took the late-night decision after a sudden spike in Lahore’s Air Quality Index (AQI) from less than 200 to more than 500.
“All Schools of Lahore (public and private) to remain closed tomorrow [on] November 7, 2019,” said Provincial Minister for School Education Dr Murad Raas in a tweet.Read More