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Are you breathing in Pondicherry?

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently 1247953 people in Pondicherry are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. The district with the worst air pollution in Pondicherry is Puducherry, where PM2.5 is forecasted to be 18.5 µg/m3. That's good.

BREATHING IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH

Air Pollution in Pondicherry

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

1. Puducherry

248 µg/m3

2. Karaikal

248 µg/m3

3. Mahe

248 µg/m3

4. Yanam

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 Pondicherry.

What is the most polluted district in Pondicherry right now?

Currently in Pondicherry, the most polluted district is Puducherry.

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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 New 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.

New Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 76.1 µg/m3

Central Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 76.1 µg/m3

West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 74.2 µg/m3

South West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 73.3 µg/m3

South Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 66.3 µg/m3

East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 62.3 µg/m3

Gurugram, Haryana

PM2.5 forecast is 61.4 µg/m3

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