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Are you breathing in Umaria?

65µg/m3

PM2.5

2+ 🚬

Smoking

644K

Population

The PM2.5 air quality forecast for Umaria, Madhya Pradesh right now is 65 µg/m3. That's moderately polluted. You should consider a face mask, air purifier and reducing your outdoor activity.

Air pollution in Umaria, Madhya Pradesh

The air quality in Umaria right now is moderately polluted. It is equivalent to smoking + cigarettes today. People with heart or lung disease, older adults, children and teenagers should reduce prolonged exertion. It's ok to be active outside, but take more breaks and do less intense activities. People with asthma should follow their asthma action plans and keep quick relief medicine handy. You can consider wearing a face mask, using an air purifer and reducing outdoor activites to reduce your air pollution exposure.

PM2.5 Air Quality Forecast

sunday

65.2 ug/m3

3am

65.1 ug/m3

6am

65.7 ug/m3

9am

67.5 ug/m3

12pm

70.5 ug/m3

3pm

72.4 ug/m3

6pm

73.1 ug/m3

9pm

72.8 ug/m3

monday

72.8 ug/m3

3am

72.7 ug/m3

6am

72.1 ug/m3

9am

69.5 ug/m3

12pm

62.9 ug/m3

3pm

56.2 ug/m3

6pm

49.8 ug/m3

9pm

44.5 ug/m3

tuesday

40.5 ug/m3

3am

36.9 ug/m3

6am

33.4 ug/m3

9am

29.1 ug/m3

12pm

25.6 ug/m3

3pm

22.7 ug/m3

6pm

20.2 ug/m3

9pm

18.0 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 Umaria.

Is it safe to breathe in Umaria right now?

The WHO's clean air guileline for PM2.5 is 25µg/m3. Currently in Umaria, the forecast says it is 65 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 Madhya Pradesh?

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 Madhya Pradesh or it's cities like Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Bhopal or  Rewa 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 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.

“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.

New Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 146.7 µg/m3

Central Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 146.7 µg/m3

South Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 129.7 µg/m3

South West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 128.2 µg/m3

West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 128.0 µg/m3

East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 120.8 µg/m3

North East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 116.7 µg/m3

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