Are you breathing in Uttarakhand?

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently 10086292 people in Uttarakhand are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. The district with the worst air pollution in Uttarakhand is Haridwar, where PM2.5 is forecasted to be 45.6 µg/m3. That's slightly polluted.


Air Pollution in Uttarakhand

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

1. Haridwar

248 µg/m3

2. Udham Singh Nagar

248 µg/m3

3. Dehradun

248 µg/m3

4. Nainital

248 µg/m3

5. Pauri Garhwal

248 µg/m3

6. Tehri Garhwal

248 µg/m3

7. Almora

248 µg/m3

8. Champawat

248 µg/m3

9. Uttarkashi

248 µg/m3

10. Rudraprayag

248 µg/m3

11. Bageshwar

248 µg/m3

12. Chamoli

248 µg/m3

13. Pithoragarh

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 Uttarakhand.

What is the most polluted district in Uttarakhand right now?

Currently in Uttarakhand, the most polluted district is Haridwar.

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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 Firozpur 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.

Firozpur, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 300.3 µg/m3

Faridkot, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 295.2 µg/m3

Tarn Taran, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 293.2 µg/m3

Mohali, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 258.9 µg/m3

Amritsar, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 199.6 µg/m3

Moga, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 192.6 µg/m3

Bathinda, Punjab

PM2.5 forecast is 177.2 µg/m3

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