5 Most Polluted Cities In India

MOST POLLUTED CITIES IN INDIA!!!

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Most of the cities in India are experiencing a worse environmental condition due to the increase in pollution. As per the reports, PM2.5 levels should be as low as 25 µg/m³³. But a high level in PM2.5 is capable reducing visibility and leads to the hazy appearance of air.

 

1.) DELHI

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India’s national capital Delhi stands as the top most polluted in the country. The main reason behind the pollution is a huge population in the city. It is not only a metro city, but also transformed as the most air polluted areas.

  • Harmful particles less than 2.5 micrometers (PM2.5): 153µg/m3
  • Harmful particles less than 10 micrometers (PM10): 286µg/m3

 

2.) BIHAR

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Being a land for agriculture, Bihar in Patna stands in the second position as the polluted city. It suffers due to the rise in pollution.

  • Harmful particles less than 2.5 micrometers (PM2.5): 149µg/m3
  • Harmful particles less than 10 micrometers (PM10): 164µg/m3

 

3.) GWALIOR

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In the recent reports released by WHO (World Health Organisation), Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh not only stands as a historical place, but also ranked as third place in the polluted cities list.

  • Harmful particles less than 2.5 micrometers (PM2.5): 144µg/m3
  • Harmful particles less than 10 micrometers (PM10): 329µg/m3

 

4.) RAIPUR

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The capital of Chhattisgarh, Raipur stands as the largest producer of electricity and has many power plants with industries. This is the main reason behind its fourth ranking among the polluted cities in India.

  • Harmful particles less than 2.5 micrometers (PM2.5): 134µg/m3
  • Harmful particles less than 10 micrometers (PM10): 305µg/m3

 

5.) AHMEDABAD

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Ahmedabad in Gujarat state stands as the fifth city with more pollution. The reason behind its pollution is it has many numbers of textile industries from which many number of dust and tiny particles spread over the city. Moreover, it increases the pollution level and makes hazardous.

  • Harmful particles less than 2.5 micrometers (PM2.5): 100µg/m3
  • Harmful particles less than 10 micrometers (PM10): 67µg/m3

 

 

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