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Are you breathing in Ahmadnagar?

58µg/m3

PM2.5

2+ 🚬

Smoking

4M

Population

The PM2.5 air quality forecast for Ahmadnagar, Maharashtra right now is 58 µg/m3. That's slightly polluted. You should consider a face mask, air purifier and reducing your outdoor activity.

Air pollution in Ahmadnagar, Maharashtra

The air quality in Ahmadnagar right now is slightly polluted. It's a good day to be active outside. But if you're unusually sensitive, please consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion. Watch for symptoms such as coughing or shortness of breath.

PM2.5 Air Quality Forecast

3pm

58.3 ug/m3

6pm

57.7 ug/m3

9pm

57.9 ug/m3

thursday

58.8 ug/m3

3am

59.6 ug/m3

6am

59.8 ug/m3

9am

58.0 ug/m3

12pm

54.6 ug/m3

3pm

52.0 ug/m3

6pm

50.1 ug/m3

9pm

48.5 ug/m3

friday

47.3 ug/m3

3am

46.0 ug/m3

6am

44.6 ug/m3

9am

44.5 ug/m3

12pm

46.5 ug/m3

3pm

47.4 ug/m3

6pm

47.8 ug/m3

9pm

48.6 ug/m3

saturday

50.1 ug/m3

3am

52.1 ug/m3

6am

54.0 ug/m3

9am

55.2 ug/m3

12pm

55.7 ug/m3

“Air pollution damages every organ and virtually every cell in the human body."

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you wanted to know about air pollution in Ahmadnagar.

Is it safe to breathe in Ahmadnagar right now?

The WHO's clean air guileline for PM2.5 is 25µg/m3. Currently in Ahmadnagar, the forecast says it is 58 µg/m3. Hence, the air is not clean.

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You're likely at high risk to experience adverse health effects due to air pollution. You should try to identify the sources of air pollution around you and try to reduce your exposure to it. It is not usually possible to eliminate air pollution, but proactive measures can help. In the meantime, you can wear a face mask, use an air purifier or get an air quality monitor to track your personal exposure to air pollution. Please consult your physician.

What is the data source for these air quality forecasts?

All the air quality forecasts on AirPollution.io come from Urban Emissions, India's leading source of information, research and analysis about air pollution. It is led by Dr. Sarath Guttikunda.

How polluted are other cities in Maharashtra?

Air pollution varies from city to city and even from one neighborhood to another within a city. You can review the air quality forecasts for Maharashtra or it's cities like Thane, Pune, Mumbai Suburban, Nashik or  Nagpur anytime.

What city has the worst air pollution in India?

It is tempting to ask this question, but let's first recognize that air pollution is a problem that affects the vast majority of India. Currently Indians across districts are breathing air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. But to answer your question, the residents of Kamrup Metropolitan district in Assam are breathing the worst air pollution in India right now with µg/m3 of PM2.5 pollution.

I don't have money to buy an expensive face mask and air purifier. What can I do?

I am glad you asked. Many face masks and air purifiers available in the market are quite expensive, but not all of them. A company called Smart Air Filters sells affordable air purifiers and face masks. This is not an ad.

“As a chest surgeon who has been operating on lungs since 1988, I am pained to say that it is time to call India’s deadly pollution crisis a public health emergency. Over the years, I have witnessed a change in the color of patients’ lungs from pink to black.”

Dr. Arvind Kumar

“There are no safe air pollution limits, and so there can be no moderations. We need to take drastic actions.”

The Ella Roberta Family Foundation
BREATHING KILLS

Where are India's
most polluted districts?

The health effects of air pollution are staggering. According to a story in The Guardian, air pollution may damage every organ and virtually every cell in the human body. Yes, air pollution increases the risk of heart attacks, lung cancer, asthma and COPD, but it is also known to exacerbate depression and also increase violent crime in a city.

Kamrup Metropolitan, Assam

PM2.5 forecast is 605.8 µg/m3

Ri Bhoi, Meghalaya

PM2.5 forecast is 557.7 µg/m3

Dhalai, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 530.0 µg/m3

Karbi Anglong, Assam

PM2.5 forecast is 481.6 µg/m3

Dimapur, Nagaland

PM2.5 forecast is 426.0 µg/m3

Morigaon, Assam

PM2.5 forecast is 418.6 µg/m3

Nagaon, Assam

PM2.5 forecast is 418.3 µg/m3

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