Top 5 Most Polluted Cities in India

Let's explore the top 5 most polluted Indian cities based on PM2.5 levels, a key indicator of air quality.

Begusarai, Bihar

Has an average PM2.5 level exceeding 118 micrograms per cubic meter. This is a staggering 24 times the safe limit set by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

Has an average PM2.5 level surpassing 110 micrograms per cubic meter. Industrial emissions and traffic congestion are major contributors to this.

Delhi, NCR

Despite some improvement, Delhi's average PM2.5 level still hovers around 100 micrograms per cubic meter, exceeding the safe limit by a significant margin.

Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh

Firozabad faces the consequences of industrial pollution. The city's average PM2.5 level is a cause for alarm, exceeding 95 micrograms per cubic meter

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Industrial activity and vehicular emissions take a toll on Visakhapatnam's air quality. The average PM2.5 level exceeds 85 micrograms per cubic meter.

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