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Chennai Air Quality Index (AQI) | India

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

Last Update: 18 Apr 2024, 10:30am

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Major Air Pollutants in Chennai

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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 POOR 102 72 36 72 33 70
Chennai Us Consulate MODERATE 68 70 20 70 33 63
Velachery Res. Area MODERATE 78 41 25 41 33 70
Manali MODERATE 63 30 18 30 33 61
Potheri MODERATE 55 52 14 52 33 71
Abhiramapuram MODERATE 63 49 18 49 33 71
Neelankari MODERATE 76 48 24 48 32 75
Stella Maris College MODERATE 61 42 17 42 32 75
Intuc Nagar MODERATE 53 40 13 40 34 67
Korattur GOOD 46 43 11 43 32 75
Muthtamil Nagar GOOD 46 40 11 40 32 75
Sridevi Colony MODERATE 61 40 17 40 32 75
Thirumurugan Salai MODERATE 76 50 24 50 33 71
Achuthan Nagar MODERATE 80 51 26 51 32 75
Kumaraswami Nagar MODERATE 68 43 20 43 32 75
Abiramapuram MODERATE 68 44 20 44 32 75
Anthoni Pillai Nagar POOR 122 119 44 128 35 55
Arumbakkam GOOD 34 37 8 37 33 61
Royapuram GOOD 42 45 5 45 33 63
Kodungaiyur GOOD 50 53 12 53 33 61
Perungudi GOOD 46 31 11 31 33 70
Gandhi Nagar_Ennore MODERATE 63 38 18 38 33 59

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

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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

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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

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


The real-time air quality in Chennai is 49 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 3 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Chennai is 19 (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 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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