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Are you breathing in Jharkhand?

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently 32988134 people in Jharkhand are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. The district with the worst air pollution in Jharkhand is Sahibganj, where PM2.5 is forecasted to be 82.4 µg/m3. That's moderately polluted.

BREATHING IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH

Air Pollution in Jharkhand

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

1. Sahibganj

248 µg/m3

2. Dhanbad

248 µg/m3

3. Jamtara

248 µg/m3

4. Purbi Singhbhum

248 µg/m3

5. Saraikela Kharsawan

248 µg/m3

6. Pashchimi Singhbhum

248 µg/m3

7. Bokaro

248 µg/m3

8. Pakur

248 µg/m3

9. Godda

248 µg/m3

10. Dumka

248 µg/m3

11. Giridih

248 µg/m3

12. Deoghar

248 µg/m3

13. Kodarma

248 µg/m3

14. Ramgarh

248 µg/m3

15. Simdega

248 µg/m3

16. Hazaribagh

248 µg/m3

17. Khunti

248 µg/m3

18. Ranchi

248 µg/m3

19. Chatra

248 µg/m3

20. Palamu

248 µg/m3

21. Garhwa

248 µg/m3

22. Gumla

248 µg/m3

23. Latehar

248 µg/m3

24. Lohardaga

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 Jharkhand.

What is the most polluted district in Jharkhand right now?

Currently in Jharkhand, the most polluted district is Sahibganj.

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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 East 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.

East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 92.9 µg/m3

Maldah, West Bengal

PM2.5 forecast is 92.4 µg/m3

Katihar, Bihar

PM2.5 forecast is 82.9 µg/m3

Sahibganj, Jharkhand

PM2.5 forecast is 82.4 µg/m3

New Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 81.7 µg/m3

Central Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 81.7 µg/m3

North East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 80.6 µg/m3

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