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Are you breathing in Assam?

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently 31205576 people in Assam are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. The district with the worst air pollution in Assam is Karimganj, where PM2.5 is forecasted to be 52.5 µg/m3. That's slightly polluted.

BREATHING IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH

Air Pollution in Assam

Air pollution varies from one place to another. Select a district below to get a detailed PM2.5 air quality report.

1. Karimganj

248 µg/m3

2. Dhubri

248 µg/m3

3. Barpeta

248 µg/m3

4. Bongaigaon

248 µg/m3

5. Morigaon

248 µg/m3

6. Nalbari

248 µg/m3

7. Cachar

248 µg/m3

8. Baksa

248 µg/m3

9. Hailakandi

248 µg/m3

10. Darrang

248 µg/m3

11. Kamrup

248 µg/m3

12. Goalpara

248 µg/m3

13. Kokrajhar

248 µg/m3

14. Kamrup Metropolitan

248 µg/m3

15. Chirang

248 µg/m3

16. Nagaon

248 µg/m3

17. Dima Hasao

248 µg/m3

18. Udalguri

248 µg/m3

19. Karbi Anglong

248 µg/m3

20. Jorhat

248 µg/m3

21. Sivasagar

248 µg/m3

22. Golaghat

248 µg/m3

23. Dibrugarh

248 µg/m3

24. Sonitpur

248 µg/m3

25. Tinsukia

248 µg/m3

26. Lakhimpur

248 µg/m3

27. Dhemaji

248 µg/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 Assam.

What is the most polluted district in Assam right now?

Currently in Assam, the most polluted district is Karimganj.

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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.

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 New 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.

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.

New Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 198.2 µg/m3

Central Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 198.2 µg/m3

West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 184.3 µg/m3

South West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 165.6 µg/m3

Kolkata, West Bengal

PM2.5 forecast is 162.9 µg/m3

North Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 158.5 µg/m3

North East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 155.9 µg/m3

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