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Are you breathing in Kolar?

25µg/m3

PM2.5

1+ 🚬

Smoking

1M

Population

The PM2.5 air quality forecast for Kolar, Karnataka right now is 25 µg/m3. That's clean air. Did you know that only 8% of people on earth have access to clean air?

Air pollution in Kolar, Karnataka

The air quality in Kolar right now is good. The air pollution poses little or no risk.

PM2.5 Air Quality Forecast

6pm

25.3 ug/m3

9pm

26.7 ug/m3

wednesday

28.5 ug/m3

3am

29.7 ug/m3

6am

30.0 ug/m3

9am

28.7 ug/m3

12pm

27.8 ug/m3

3pm

27.5 ug/m3

6pm

27.3 ug/m3

9pm

27.4 ug/m3

thursday

29.2 ug/m3

3am

30.5 ug/m3

6am

31.6 ug/m3

9am

33.4 ug/m3

12pm

35.5 ug/m3

3pm

36.5 ug/m3

6pm

37.4 ug/m3

9pm

38.2 ug/m3

friday

38.3 ug/m3

3am

37.2 ug/m3

6am

36.0 ug/m3

9am

34.9 ug/m3

12pm

34.0 ug/m3

3pm

33.2 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 Kolar.

Is it safe to breathe in Kolar right now?

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

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 Karnataka or it's cities like Bengaluru, Belgaum, Mysore, Tumkur or  Gulbarga 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 Harda district in Madhya Pradesh 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.

Harda, Madhya Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 494.8 µg/m3

Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 441.8 µg/m3

Betul, Madhya Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 282.6 µg/m3

Sehore, Madhya Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 208.0 µg/m3

Ri Bhoi, Meghalaya

PM2.5 forecast is 150.7 µg/m3

Nagaon, Assam

PM2.5 forecast is 146.4 µg/m3

Munger, Bihar

PM2.5 forecast is 145.5 µg/m3

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