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Chennai Air Quality Index (AQI) | India

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level Tamil Nadu

Last Update: 26 May 2024, 11:40pm

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Major Air Pollutants in Chennai

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2,508 (CO)
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13 (NO2)

PM2.5 2X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Chennai is 2 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Chennai - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Alandur Bus Depot MODERATE 82 74 27 74 33 64
Chennai Us Consulate MODERATE 93 104 32 106 33 62
Velachery Res. Area MODERATE 70 35 21 35 33 64
Manali MODERATE 93 101 32 102 33 69
Potheri MODERATE 91 94 31 94 33 67
Abhiramapuram MODERATE 87 81 29 81 33 67
Neelankari MODERATE 84 79 28 79 33 67
Stella Maris College MODERATE 82 73 27 73 33 63
Intuc Nagar MODERATE 95 102 33 103 33 67
Korattur MODERATE 95 105 33 107 33 63
Muthtamil Nagar MODERATE 95 103 33 105 33 63
Sridevi Colony MODERATE 82 71 27 71 33 67
Thirumurugan Salai MODERATE 89 94 30 94 33 67
Achuthan Nagar MODERATE 78 63 25 63 33 67
Kumaraswami Nagar MODERATE 91 98 31 98 33 67
Abiramapuram MODERATE 78 63 25 63 33 63
Anthoni Pillai Nagar POOR 122 80 44 80 33 53
Arumbakkam MODERATE 93 107 32 111 32 59
Royapuram MODERATE 97 106 34 109 33 60
Kodungaiyur MODERATE 99 112 35 117 33 60
Perungudi MODERATE 72 82 22 82 33 64
Gandhi Nagar Ennore MODERATE 95 92 33 92 33 60

Weather Conditions in Chennai

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06:26 AM
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Wind speed

33 km/h

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UV Index

16

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Pressure

800 mb


Health Advice For Chennai

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Chennai, India?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Chennai Air Quality Forecast



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Today

134

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Friday

134

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Saturday

134

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Sunday

134

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Monday

134

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Tuesday

134

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Wednesday

134

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Chennai

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-200
Poor
201-300
Unhealthy
301-400
Severe
401-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Chennai Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


Quick answers to some commonly asked questions about the air pollution of Chennai.


The real-time air quality in Chennai is 87 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 3 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Chennai is 30 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 15 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5 for 24 hrs mean. Currently, the concentration is 1.20 times the recommended limit.

Generally, the air quality at Chennai starts deteriorating in late October. The winters are the worst-hit season in terms of air pollution.

You should wear a good N95 mask when you go outdoor in Chennai until the AQI is improving upto moderate range.

Office going people should avoid personal vehicles and use public transportations or carpooling.

(i) The primary causes of outdoor air pollution are solid, liquid particles called aerosols & gase from vehicles emissions, construction activities, factories, burning stubble & fossil fuels and wildfire, etc.


(ii) Main causes of indoor air pollution are harmful gases from cooking fuels (such as wood, crop wastes, charcoal, coal and dung), damp, mould smoke, chemicals from cleaning materials, etc.

Indoor air pollution in Chennai is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

In Chennai , you must use an air purifier or fresh air machine at home or office indoor and close all the doors, windows and ventilations when the outdoor air quality index (aqi) in Chennai is very high. Proper ventilation is highly recommended only when outdoor air quality is improving and moderate AQI range.




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