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Air quality improves in world’s major cities, including Kathmandu, under Covid-19 lockdowns

Although pollution has gone down in the Valley, air quality is still not suitable for certain age groups.  Air quality improves in world’s major cities, including Kathmandu, under Covid-19 lockdowns
Workers at a brick factory rest on a stack of bricks in Lalitpur. With brick kilns and factories shut and a massive reduction in traffic on roads due to the ongoing lockdown, air quality in cities like Kathmandu has seen a significant improvement. Post file Photo: Prakash Chandra Timilsena
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : May 1, 2020
Updated at : May 1, 2020 07:30

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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