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Finland’s air cleanest in world: WHO

03 May 2018, 19:50 ( 03 May, 2018) | updated: 04 May 2018, 09:59 ( 04 May, 2018)

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The air quality in Finland is the best in the world, said a press release issued by the Finnish Meteorological Institute on Thursday quoting a World Health Organization (WHO) survey report.

The concentration of fine particles was six micrograms per cubic metre of air in Finland, which is the lowest in the world, quoting

The air of Estonia ranked second on the list followed by Sweden, Canada, Norway, and Iceland.

The air quality of Uganda was found the worst in the globe followed by Mongolia, Qatar, India and Cameroon.

The WHO statistics is based on the air quality of 2,500 locations in 100 countries measured in 2008 to 2016.

In Finland, the survey was conducted in 11 metrology stations – Lohja, Espoo, Oulu, Vantaa, Harjavalta, Lahti, Raahe, Tampere, Vaasa, Lappeenranta, and Helsinki.