Are you breathing in Orissa?

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently 41974218 people in Orissa are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. The district with the worst air pollution in Orissa is Jharsuguda, where PM2.5 is forecasted to be 70.9 µg/m3. That's moderately polluted.


Air Pollution in Orissa

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

1. Jharsuguda

248 µg/m3

2. Anugul

248 µg/m3

3. Dhenkanal

248 µg/m3

4. Sundargarh

248 µg/m3

5. Mayurbhanj

248 µg/m3

6. Sambalpur

248 µg/m3

7. Bargarh

248 µg/m3

8. Cuttack

248 µg/m3

9. Debagarh

248 µg/m3

10. Nayagarh

248 µg/m3

11. Baleshwar

248 µg/m3

12. Khordha

248 µg/m3

13. Baudh

248 µg/m3

14. Subarnapur

248 µg/m3

15. Jajapur

248 µg/m3

16. Kendujhar

248 µg/m3

17. Bhadrak

248 µg/m3

18. Kendrapara

248 µg/m3

19. Jagatsinghapur

248 µg/m3

20. Puri

248 µg/m3

21. Ganjam

248 µg/m3

22. Balangir

248 µg/m3

23. Nuapada

248 µg/m3

24. Gajapati

248 µg/m3

25. Kalahandi

248 µg/m3

26. Rayagada

248 µg/m3

27. Kandhamal

248 µg/m3

28. Nabarangapur

248 µg/m3

29. Koraput

248 µg/m3

30. Malkangiri

248 µg/m3

“Air pollution damages every organ and virtually every cell in the human body."


Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you wanted to know about air pollution in Orissa.

What is the most polluted district in Orissa right now?

Currently in Orissa, the most polluted district is Jharsuguda.

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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 Faridkot district in Punjab 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.


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.

Faridkot, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 303.4 µg/m3

Moga, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 247.8 µg/m3

Bathinda, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 225.6 µg/m3

Barnala, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 221.2 µg/m3

Firozpur, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 220.2 µg/m3

Mohali, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 213.8 µg/m3

Central Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 208.4 µg/m3

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