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Social Media Post: Air Quality - Vehicular Pollution

Tue, 08/06/2021 - 19:27
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#VehicularEmission is a major contributor of NOX and PM2.5 pollution. Using public transport & either cycling/ walking for shorter distances will help a great deal in improving #AirQuality #AirPollution #KnowYourAir #AQI

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Social Media Post: Know Your Air Quality

Tue, 08/06/2021 - 03:13
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#AirQualityIndex is measured based on real-time. It is updated every hour. For example, air quality that was measured between 8.00 am to 9.00 am is reported at 9.00 am, and so on.

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Social Media Post: Air Quality Index - When to wear mask?

Wed, 26/05/2021 - 16:17
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If #AQI falls under the poor, very poor or severe category in your locality, people who have compromised health condition, children and older adults should refrain from spending time outdoors. An appropriate mask with a good fit is also essential.

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Social Media Post: Air Quality Index Ranges

Wed, 19/05/2021 - 18:41
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#AirQualityIndex ranges from 0 to 500. In India, based on the air quality, there are six AQI categories, namely Good (0-50), Satisfactory (51-100), Moderate (101-200), Poor (201-300), Very Poor(301-400) and Severe(401-500)

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Social Media Post: Air Quality Index

Wed, 19/05/2021 - 18:32
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#AirQualityIndex is an index through which air quality is reported on a daily basis. Awareness of daily levels of #AirPollution is essential. You can use a  range of websites, like www.aqi.in to know the AQI in your locality for the day. 

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Air quality in Chennai during lockdown - do we have clues to mitigate air pollution?

Wed, 15/04/2020 - 21:09

To fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the first phase of national lockdown that started on March 24 ended on April 15. As India enters the second phase of national lockdown that will end on May 3, there is optimism around improved air quality in Indian cities, that are otherwise among the most polluted ones in the world.