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Chennai Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 08 Dec 2022, 08:30am

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Major Air Pollutants in Chennai

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124 (PM10)
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240 (CO)

PM2.5 5.5X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Chennai is 5.5 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 POOR 182 285 116 177 24 89
Chennai Us Consulate POOR 172 220 96 0 24 89
Manali POOR 152 101 57 101 24 89
Potheri POOR 171 213 94 83 25 83
Abhiramapuram POOR 171 213 94 104 25 83
Neelankari POOR 176 243 103 148 25 83
Stella Maris College POOR 167 187 86 80 25 83
Intuc Nagar POOR 147 115 54 122 25 83
Korattur POOR 142 119 52 129 25 83
Muthtamil Nagar POOR 152 119 58 129 25 83
Sridevi Colony POOR 165 177 83 106 25 83
Thirumurugan Salai POOR 177 253 106 163 25 83
Achuthan Nagar POOR 168 197 89 139 25 83
Kumaraswami Nagar POOR 176 243 103 158 25 83
Abiramapuram POOR 168 193 88 97 25 83
Arumbakkam POOR 158 130 69 135 24 89
Royapuram POOR 174 233 100 169 24 89
Kodungaiyur MODERATE 97 121 34 131 25 83
Perungudi POOR 174 233 100 163 25 83
Gandhi Nagar_Ennore POOR 167 188 86 145 25 83

Weather Conditions in Chennai

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Sunrise
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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

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 189 (UNHEALTHY) AQI now. This was last updated 48 seconds ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Chennai is 83 (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 3.32 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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