Lights out! Countries observe Earth hour for environmental protection

Countries all around the world are observing Earth Hour by switching off all the lights on March 27, 2021 (Saturday) at 8:30 pm (as per every country's local time)

Thailand

The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand switched off its light for an hour mark the Earth Hour environmental campaign.

(Photograph:AFP)

Japan

Japan's landmark Tokyo Tower saw a complete blackout, except for safety lights, for an hour.

(Photograph:AFP)

Singapore

The famous Marina Bay Sands hotel and resort in Singapore switched off all the extra, decorative lighting for the 2021 Earth Hour campaign.

(Photograph:AFP)

India

New Delhi's India Gate war memorial's tri-coloured lights were switched off on march 27, 2021 to observe the Earth Hour campaign.

(Photograph:AFP)

Pakistan

Pakistan's Prime Minister office building also saw a complete black-out, except for safety lights, on March 27, 2021.

(Photograph:AFP)

Hong Kong

A view from the Peak of Hong Kong and Kowloon before and after the Earth Hour observation. However, a few buildings still had their lights on during the Earth Hour.

(Photograph:AFP)

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