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Are you breathing in Allahabad?

33µg/m3

PM2.5

1+ 🚬

Smoking

5M

Population

The PM2.5 air quality forecast for Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh right now is 33 µg/m3. That's slightly polluted. You should consider a face mask, air purifier and reducing your outdoor activity.

Air pollution in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

The air quality in Allahabad 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

6pm

32.5 ug/m3

9pm

35.5 ug/m3

sunday

39.6 ug/m3

3am

44.1 ug/m3

6am

46.3 ug/m3

9am

47.1 ug/m3

12pm

48.1 ug/m3

3pm

49.1 ug/m3

6pm

50.4 ug/m3

9pm

51.7 ug/m3

monday

53.6 ug/m3

3am

57.5 ug/m3

6am

62.2 ug/m3

9am

65.1 ug/m3

12pm

67.1 ug/m3

3pm

68.2 ug/m3

6pm

68.7 ug/m3

9pm

68.8 ug/m3

tuesday

68.8 ug/m3

3am

67.0 ug/m3

6am

63.9 ug/m3

9am

62.1 ug/m3

12pm

61.1 ug/m3

3pm

60.1 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 Allahabad.

Is it safe to breathe in Allahabad right now?

The WHO's clean air guileline for PM2.5 is 25µg/m3. Currently in Allahabad, the forecast says it is 33 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 Uttar Pradesh?

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 Uttar Pradesh or it's cities like Allahabad, Moradabad, Ghaziabad, Azamgarh or  Lucknow 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 Central Delhi district in Delhi 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.

Central Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 141.3 µg/m3

New Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 141.3 µg/m3

North Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 127.9 µg/m3

North East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 127.5 µg/m3

East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 126.8 µg/m3

West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 122.0 µg/m3

North West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 113.3 µg/m3

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