Mumbai’s air quality has dipped to poor category as the city is moving toward the winter. On Friday, November 11, the city’s AQI at 9 am was recorded at 149 (moderate) while the levels of PM 2.5 and PM 10 concentration are 65 and 133 respectively.
Reportedly, the current PM 2.5 concentration in the city is 4.3 times above the recommended limit given by the World Health Organisation’s 24 hours air quality guidelines value.
Meanwhile, the city has been seeing mainly clear skies with colder early morning and evenings. According to the India Meterological Department, the city for the next two days will see clear sky with the temperatures hovering around 34°C to 20°C.
AQI of different areas in Mumbai
Worli, Mumbai – MPCB: 121 AQI · Moderate
Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai: 249 AQI · Poor
Deonar, Mumbai – IITM: 207 AQI · Poor
Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl. Airport (T2), Mumbai: 147 AQI · Moderate
Khindipada-Bhandup West, Mumbai – IITM: 135 AQI · Moderate
Pimpleshwar Mandir, Thane – MPCB: 193 AQI · Moderate
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AQI of other metro cities
The air quality in Chennai is 70 while Pune is seeing a poor AQI of 165. Hyderabad’s AQI was recorded to be 127 while Kolkata stood at 167. India’s Silicon Valley, Bengaluru recorded an AQI of 140 and Ahmedabad saw AQI 111.
Meanwhile, Delhi’s AQI was ‘hazardous’ with the figure standing at 417 today. The levels of PM 2.5 and PM 10 in Delhi was recorded at 75 and 440 respectively. Gurgaon in the NCR region reported an AQI of 512 while Noida’s AQI stood at 318.