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Are you breathing in Daman?

87µg/m3

PM2.5

3+ 🚬

Smoking

191K

Population

The PM2.5 air quality forecast for Daman, Daman and Diu right now is 87 µg/m3. That's moderately polluted. You should consider a face mask, air purifier and reducing your outdoor activity.

Air pollution in Daman, Daman and Diu

The air quality in Daman right now is moderately polluted. It is equivalent to smoking + cigarettes today. People with heart or lung disease, older adults, children and teenagers should reduce prolonged exertion. It's ok to be active outside, but take more breaks and do less intense activities. People with asthma should follow their asthma action plans and keep quick relief medicine handy. You can consider wearing a face mask, using an air purifer and reducing outdoor activites to reduce your air pollution exposure.

PM2.5 Air Quality Forecast

9am

86.5 ug/m3

12pm

83.5 ug/m3

3pm

80.4 ug/m3

6pm

79.7 ug/m3

9pm

78.0 ug/m3

friday

76.4 ug/m3

3am

75.2 ug/m3

6am

74.3 ug/m3

9am

76.6 ug/m3

12pm

80.4 ug/m3

3pm

85.0 ug/m3

6pm

90.0 ug/m3

9pm

96.4 ug/m3

saturday

101.3 ug/m3

3am

105.8 ug/m3

6am

110.2 ug/m3

9am

113.5 ug/m3

12pm

114.5 ug/m3

3pm

114.2 ug/m3

6pm

114.3 ug/m3

9pm

115.9 ug/m3

sunday

118.2 ug/m3

3am

119.0 ug/m3

6am

119.3 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 Daman.

Is it safe to breathe in Daman right now?

The WHO's clean air guileline for PM2.5 is 25µg/m3. Currently in Daman, the forecast says it is 87 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 Daman and Diu?

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 Daman and Diu or it's cities like Daman, Diu 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 Dhalai district in Tripura 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.

Dhalai, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 671.2 µg/m3

North Tripura, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 501.4 µg/m3

Lawngtlai, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 458.9 µg/m3

Kamrup Metropolitan, Assam

PM2.5 forecast is 419.5 µg/m3

Chandel, Manipur

PM2.5 forecast is 419.1 µg/m3

Mamit, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 396.4 µg/m3

Lunglei, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 394.8 µg/m3

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