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Karachi Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level Sindh

Last Update: 07 Dec 2022, 01:06am

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Major Air Pollutants in Karachi

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144 (PM10)

PM2.5 15.8X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Karachi is 15.8 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Karachi - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Karachi Us Consulate SEVERE 294 396 244 0 18 49
KMI_064 SEVERE 280 385 230 287 16 55

Weather Conditions in Karachi

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Sunrise
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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 Karachi

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Karachi, Pakistan?
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Wear Mask

Required
stay indoors

Stay Indoor

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shut doors

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Karachi 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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Karachi

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 Karachi Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


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


The real-time air quality in Karachi is 390 (SEVERE) AQI now. This was last updated 39 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Karachi is 237 (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 9.48 times the recommended limit.

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

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




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