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Chennai Air Quality Index (AQI)

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

Last Update: 30 Jun 2022, 07:02am

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Major Air Pollutants in Chennai

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19 (PM2.5)
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27 (PM10)
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2 (SO2)
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16 (Ozone)
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5 (NO2)

PM2.5 1.3X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Chennai is 1.3 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 97 32 11 32 29 68
Chennai Us Consulate MODERATE 93 53 32 0 29 68
Velachery Res. Area MODERATE 68 41 20 41 29 68
Manali GOOD 29 21 7 21 29 68
Potheri MODERATE 86 46 26 14 28 72
Abhiramapuram MODERATE 86 42 21 24 28 94
Neelankari MODERATE 84 38 17 32 28 94
Stella Maris College MODERATE 82 45 24 22 28 94
Intuc Nagar MODERATE 68 40 21 14 28 94
Korattur MODERATE 63 38 20 12 28 94
Muthtamil Nagar MODERATE 53 33 16 16 28 94
Sridevi Colony MODERATE 79 43 22 29 28 94
Thirumurugan Salai MODERATE 83 37 16 35 28 94
Achuthan Nagar MODERATE 81 39 18 34 28 94
Kumaraswami Nagar MODERATE 88 36 15 33 28 94
Abiramapuram MODERATE 79 43 22 29 28 94
Arumbakkam MODERATE 95 55 33 50 28 94
Royapuram MODERATE 57 38 15 38 28 94
Kodungaiyur GOOD 38 25 9 25 28 94
Perungudi GOOD 46 32 11 32 28 94

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 Indoors

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Avoid Outdoor

Chennai Air Quality Forecast



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AQI

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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
101-150
Poor
151-200
Unhealthy
201-300
Severe
301-500
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 39 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 1 minute ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Chennai is 19 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 25 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5. Currently, the concentration is 0.76 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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