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Are you breathing in Bihar?

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently 104099452 people in Bihar are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. The district with the worst air pollution in Bihar is Nalanda, where PM2.5 is forecasted to be 65.4 µg/m3. That's moderately polluted.

BREATHING IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH

Air Pollution in Bihar

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

1. Nalanda

248 µg/m3

2. Begusarai

248 µg/m3

3. Lakhisarai

248 µg/m3

4. Jehanabad

248 µg/m3

5. Vaishali

248 µg/m3

6. Patna

248 µg/m3

7. Sheikhpura

248 µg/m3

8. Khagaria

248 µg/m3

9. Arwal

248 µg/m3

10. Aurangabad

248 µg/m3

11. Katihar

248 µg/m3

12. Samastipur

248 µg/m3

13. Munger

248 µg/m3

14. Buxar

248 µg/m3

15. Muzaffarpur

248 µg/m3

16. Bhojpur

248 µg/m3

17. Gaya

248 µg/m3

18. Rohtas

248 µg/m3

19. Bhagalpur

248 µg/m3

20. Saran

248 µg/m3

21. Purnia

248 µg/m3

22. Kaimur

248 µg/m3

23. Nawada

248 µg/m3

24. Sheohar

248 µg/m3

25. Darbhanga

248 µg/m3

26. Siwan

248 µg/m3

27. Gopalganj

248 µg/m3

28. Saharsa

248 µg/m3

29. Madhepura

248 µg/m3

30. Jamui

248 µg/m3

31. Banka

248 µg/m3

32. Purbi Champaran

248 µg/m3

33. Sitamarhi

248 µg/m3

34. Kishanganj

248 µg/m3

35. Araria

248 µg/m3

36. Madhubani

248 µg/m3

37. Supaul

248 µg/m3

38. Pashchim Champaran

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 Bihar.

What is the most polluted district in Bihar right now?

Currently in Bihar, the most polluted district is Nalanda.

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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 176.4 µg/m3

Central Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 176.4 µg/m3

East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 164.7 µg/m3

South Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 154.7 µg/m3

North East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 141.4 µg/m3

West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 135.8 µg/m3

South West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 135.6 µg/m3

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