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Are you breathing in Tamil Nadu?

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently 72147030 people in Tamil Nadu are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. The district with the worst air pollution in Tamil Nadu is Chennai, where PM2.5 is forecasted to be 63.8 µg/m3. That's moderately polluted.

BREATHING IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH

Air Pollution in Tamil Nadu

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

1. Chennai

248 µg/m3

2. Coimbatore

248 µg/m3

3. Tiruppur

248 µg/m3

4. Kancheepuram

248 µg/m3

5. Dindigul

248 µg/m3

6. Thiruvallur

248 µg/m3

7. Madurai

248 µg/m3

8. Ariyalur

248 µg/m3

9. The Nilgiris

248 µg/m3

10. Sivaganga

248 µg/m3

11. Virudhunagar

248 µg/m3

12. Pudukkottai

248 µg/m3

13. Theni

248 µg/m3

14. Thanjavur

248 µg/m3

15. Ramanathapuram

248 µg/m3

16. Erode

248 µg/m3

17. Vellore

248 µg/m3

18. Karur

248 µg/m3

19. Cuddalore

248 µg/m3

20. Tirunelveli

248 µg/m3

21. Thiruvarur

248 µg/m3

22. Tiruchirappalli

248 µg/m3

23. Nagapattinam

248 µg/m3

24. Namakkal

248 µg/m3

25. Krishnagiri

248 µg/m3

26. Thoothukkudi

248 µg/m3

27. Tiruvannamalai

248 µg/m3

28. Viluppuram

248 µg/m3

29. Kanniyakumari

248 µg/m3

30. Perambalur

248 µg/m3

31. Salem

248 µg/m3

32. Dharmapuri

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 Tamil Nadu.

What is the most polluted district in Tamil Nadu right now?

Currently in Tamil Nadu, the most polluted district is Chennai.

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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.

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.

Faridkot, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 625.8 µg/m3

Barnala, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 617.4 µg/m3

Bathinda, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 591.0 µg/m3

Mansa, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 590.8 µg/m3

Sangrur, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 545.3 µg/m3

Mohali, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 504.7 µg/m3

Moga, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 453.4 µg/m3

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