Primary Pollutant

PM

(AQI)

Potheri UNHEALTHY aqi boy


Comparative Exposure with Potheri

24 hrs avg AQI

Potheri

Chennai
176

India
175

Major Air Pollutants in Potheri

PM2.5 4.8X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Potheri is 4.8 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Weather Conditions in Potheri

What are the weather and climatic conditions in Potheri?
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Local Time

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Sunrise
Sunset
06:26 AM
06:26 PM
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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 Potheri

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Potheri?

Wear Mask

Required

Stay Indoor

Required

Windows

Keep Close

Use Purifier

Required

Family

Avoid Outdoor

Potheri Air Quality Forecast



Day

AQI

Weather

Temp.

Today

134

AQI


Friday

134

AQI


Saturday

134

AQI


Sunday

134

AQI


Monday

134

AQI


Tuesday

134

AQI


Wednesday

134

AQI


Historic Air Quality Graph of Potheri

Best

Oct 1, 2020

Worst

Oct 1, 2020

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AQI Calendar

D-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-150
Poor
151-200
Unhealthy
201-300
Severe
301-500
Unhealthy



Comparative Exposure with Potheri

24 hrs avg AQI

Potheri

Chennai
176

India
175

FAQs of Potheri's Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Potheri is 160 (UNHEALTHY) AQI now. This was last updated 11 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Potheri is 72 (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 2.88 times the recommended limit.

Generally, the air quality at Potheri 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 Potheri 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 Potheri is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

In Potheri, 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 Potheri is very high. Proper ventilation is highly recommended only when outdoor air quality is improving and moderate AQI range.


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