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Are you breathing in West Bengal?

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently 91276115 people in West Bengal are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines. The district with the worst air pollution in West Bengal is Kolkata, where PM2.5 is forecasted to be 81.8 µg/m3. That's moderately polluted.

BREATHING IS INJURIOUS TO HEALTH

Air Pollution in West Bengal

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

1. Kolkata

248 µg/m3

2. Paschim Medinipur

248 µg/m3

3. Bankura

248 µg/m3

4. Hugli

248 µg/m3

5. Haora

248 µg/m3

6. Barddhaman

248 µg/m3

7. Nadia

248 µg/m3

8. Puruliya

248 µg/m3

9. Maldah

248 µg/m3

10. Purba Medinipur

248 µg/m3

11. South 24 Parganas

248 µg/m3

12. Murshidabad

248 µg/m3

13. North 24 Parganas

248 µg/m3

14. Birbhum

248 µg/m3

15. Dakshin Dinajpur

248 µg/m3

16. Uttar Dinajpur

248 µg/m3

17. Koch Bihar

248 µg/m3

18. Jalpaiguri

248 µg/m3

19. Darjiling

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 West Bengal.

What is the most polluted district in West Bengal right now?

Currently in West Bengal, the most polluted district is Kolkata.

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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 Dhalai district in Tripura 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.

Dhalai, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 542.1 µg/m3

North Tripura, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 420.7 µg/m3

Lawngtlai, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 326.4 µg/m3

Warangal, Andhra Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 289.9 µg/m3

West Tripura, Tripura

PM2.5 forecast is 266.4 µg/m3

Lunglei, Mizoram

PM2.5 forecast is 243.6 µg/m3

Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh

PM2.5 forecast is 243.2 µg/m3

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