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11µg/m3

PM2.5

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2M

Population

The PM2.5 air quality forecast for YSR, Andhra Pradesh right now is 11 µg/m3. That's clean air. Did you know that only 8% of people on earth have access to clean air?

Air pollution in YSR, Andhra Pradesh

The air quality in YSR right now is good. The air pollution poses little or no risk.

PM2.5 Air Quality Forecast

monday

10.8 ug/m3

3am

10.9 ug/m3

6am

11.1 ug/m3

9am

11.3 ug/m3

12pm

11.7 ug/m3

3pm

12.3 ug/m3

6pm

12.8 ug/m3

9pm

13.3 ug/m3

tuesday

13.9 ug/m3

3am

14.3 ug/m3

6am

14.8 ug/m3

9am

15.7 ug/m3

12pm

16.9 ug/m3

3pm

18.0 ug/m3

6pm

19.1 ug/m3

9pm

20.0 ug/m3

wednesday

20.6 ug/m3

3am

21.0 ug/m3

6am

21.6 ug/m3

9am

21.7 ug/m3

12pm

21.4 ug/m3

3pm

21.7 ug/m3

6pm

22.4 ug/m3

9pm

23.0 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 YSR.

Is it safe to breathe in YSR right now?

The WHO's clean air guileline for PM2.5 is 25µg/m3. Currently in YSR, the forecast says it is 11 µg/m3. So yes, it is safe to breathe in YSR.

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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 Andhra 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 Andhra Pradesh or it's cities like Rangareddy, East Godavari, Guntur, Krishna or  Visakhapatnam 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 98.9 µg/m3

Central Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 98.9 µg/m3

East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 95.2 µg/m3

North East Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 88.1 µg/m3

West Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 85.6 µg/m3

North Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 84.5 µg/m3

South Delhi, Delhi

PM2.5 forecast is 83.9 µg/m3

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