Date of Release:
Oct 18 2013
Highest Diwali noise levels have consistently stayed above 95 decibels - breaching 100 at times - and the worst have been some of the posh localities in the city, shows data put out by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB).
A quick look shows Malabar Hills, Colaba, Juhu, Bandra, Goregaon, Mazgaon, Wadala, Ghatkopar and Borivli have lodged the maximum decibels from 2010-2012. The highest permissible level in residential areas is 55db.