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Are you breathing in Barnala?

32µg/m3

PM2.5

1+ 🚬

Smoking

595K

Population

The PM2.5 air quality forecast for Barnala, Punjab right now is 32 µg/m3. That's slightly polluted. You should consider a face mask, air purifier and reducing your outdoor activity.

Air pollution in Barnala, Punjab

The air quality in Barnala 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

monday

32.3 ug/m3

3am

35.4 ug/m3

6am

38.7 ug/m3

9am

42.1 ug/m3

12pm

45.3 ug/m3

3pm

47.0 ug/m3

6pm

47.9 ug/m3

9pm

48.2 ug/m3

tuesday

48.6 ug/m3

3am

49.4 ug/m3

6am

50.3 ug/m3

9am

51.0 ug/m3

12pm

50.5 ug/m3

3pm

49.2 ug/m3

6pm

47.9 ug/m3

9pm

45.8 ug/m3

wednesday

42.0 ug/m3

3am

38.8 ug/m3

6am

36.4 ug/m3

9am

34.8 ug/m3

12pm

34.9 ug/m3

3pm

34.7 ug/m3

6pm

34.4 ug/m3

9pm

34.5 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 Barnala.

Is it safe to breathe in Barnala right now?

The WHO's clean air guileline for PM2.5 is 25µg/m3. Currently in Barnala, the forecast says it is 32 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 Punjab?

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 Punjab or it's cities like Ludhiana, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Jalandhar or  Firozpur 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 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.

“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.

New Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 98.9 µg/m3

Central Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 98.9 µg/m3

East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 95.2 µg/m3

North East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 88.1 µg/m3

West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 85.6 µg/m3

North Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 84.5 µg/m3

South Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 83.9 µg/m3

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