However, in popular public discourse, the burden of India’s worsening air pollution levels has been shouldered by one city: Delhi. What about other cities in India?
The News Minute intends to give its readers regular updates on the quality of air in other cities of the country, and we are starting with Chennai. With the help of Huma Lung Foundation, and data from Central Pollution Control Board, we will provide you with regular air quality updates and health advisories.
(Source of Data: National Air Quality Index Health Advisories From Huma Lung Foundation)
Here are the latest updates of the Air Quality Index (PM2.5) from different locations in Chennai
Update Time: 7pm, December 8
Location: Alandur Bus Depot
AQI: 226 (Hazardous)
Location: IIT Madras
AQI: 111 (Unhealthy)
AQI: 87 (Unhealthy)