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Are you breathing in Maharashtra?

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently 112374333 people in Maharashtra are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. The district with the worst air pollution in Maharashtra is Gadchiroli, where PM2.5 is forecasted to be 138.8 µg/m3. That's very unhealthy.

BREATHING IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH

Air Pollution in Maharashtra

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

1. Gadchiroli

248 µg/m3

2. Ratnagiri

248 µg/m3

3. Nanded

248 µg/m3

4. Mumbai

248 µg/m3

5. Kolhapur

248 µg/m3

6. Latur

248 µg/m3

7. Mumbai Suburban

248 µg/m3

8. Raigarh

248 µg/m3

9. Sindhudurg

248 µg/m3

10. Thane

248 µg/m3

11. Hingoli

248 µg/m3

12. Parbhani

248 µg/m3

13. Sangli

248 µg/m3

14. Satara

248 µg/m3

15. Yavatmal

248 µg/m3

16. Osmanabad

248 µg/m3

17. Chandrapur

248 µg/m3

18. Washim

248 µg/m3

19. Bid

248 µg/m3

20. Pune

248 µg/m3

21. Jalna

248 µg/m3

22. Buldana

248 µg/m3

23. Akola

248 µg/m3

24. Solapur

248 µg/m3

25. Ahmadnagar

248 µg/m3

26. Aurangabad

248 µg/m3

27. Wardha

248 µg/m3

28. Nandurbar

248 µg/m3

29. Nashik

248 µg/m3

30. Jalgaon

248 µg/m3

31. Dhule

248 µg/m3

32. Nagpur

248 µg/m3

33. Amravati

248 µg/m3

34. Bhandara

248 µg/m3

35. Gondiya

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 Maharashtra.

What is the most polluted district in Maharashtra right now?

Currently in Maharashtra, the most polluted district is Gadchiroli.

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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 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.

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 542.1 µg/m3

North Tripura, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 420.7 µg/m3

Lawngtlai, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 326.4 µg/m3

Warangal, Andhra Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 289.9 µg/m3

West Tripura, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 266.4 µg/m3

Lunglei, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 243.6 µg/m3

Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 243.2 µg/m3

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