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Are you breathing in Dimapur?

201µg/m3

PM2.5

9+ 🚬

Smoking

378K

Population

The PM2.5 air quality forecast for Dimapur, Nagaland right now is 201 µg/m3. That's very unhealthy. You should consider a face mask, air purifier and reducing your outdoor activity.

Air pollution in Dimapur, Nagaland

The air quality in Dimapur right now is very unhealthy. It is equivalent to smoking + cigarettes today. Everyone should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion. Take more breaks during all outdoor activities. People who have heart or lung disease, older adults, children and teenagers should avoid heavy exertion. Move activities indoors or reschedule to a time when the air quality is better. 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

9pm

201.2 ug/m3

tuesday

205.4 ug/m3

3am

210.5 ug/m3

6am

215.3 ug/m3

9am

217.7 ug/m3

12pm

214.9 ug/m3

3pm

214.4 ug/m3

6pm

211.5 ug/m3

9pm

207.4 ug/m3

wednesday

199.7 ug/m3

3am

188.5 ug/m3

6am

178.0 ug/m3

9am

171.9 ug/m3

12pm

170.9 ug/m3

3pm

169.1 ug/m3

6pm

169.2 ug/m3

9pm

169.1 ug/m3

thursday

168.4 ug/m3

3am

170.1 ug/m3

6am

166.6 ug/m3

9am

162.1 ug/m3

12pm

162.5 ug/m3

3pm

166.8 ug/m3

6pm

171.6 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 Dimapur.

Is it safe to breathe in Dimapur right now?

The WHO's clean air guileline for PM2.5 is 25µg/m3. Currently in Dimapur, the forecast says it is 201 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 Nagaland?

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 Nagaland or it's cities like Dimapur, Kohima, Mon, Tuensang or  Mokokchung 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 609.1 µg/m3

North Tripura, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 472.5 µg/m3

Lawngtlai, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 399.7 µg/m3

Warangal, Andhra Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 289.3 µg/m3

West Tripura, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 284.5 µg/m3

Mamit, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 258.5 µg/m3

Hailakandi, Assam

PM2.5 forecast is 256.9 µg/m3

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