Air is poisonous in Delhi-Noida, check the air quality of your city in one click through these apps
New Delhi. The air quality has become very poor in many cities and states like Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Goa and Mumbai. The level of Air Quality Index (AQI) has increased at these places. The air may get worse in the coming days as people burst crackers on Diwali. To avoid this, you can use air purifier at home as a precautionary measure and wear a mask while going out.
However, if you want to check how the air is around you and what is the AQI before leaving the house, then we are going to tell you about some apps here, which you can install on your phone.
IQAir AirVisual | air quality
This app is available on both Google Play Store and Apple App Store. It can be easily downloaded on both OS. The special thing about this app is that this app is also compatible with smartwatches and tablets. This app gives information about air quality of 5 lakh cities around the world. In this, AQI forecast can also be seen in advance for up to 7 days. In this, information can be accessed in 2D and 3D formats.
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Launched by the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, the SAFAR-Air (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research-Air) app is available to download on Play Store as well as App Store. This app was developed by the Ministry in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune. Currently, it provides air quality as well as pollution forecast data only for metro cities, which include Delhi, Pune, Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Depending on the cities, the option of languages like English, Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati is also available. However, even in these cities this app covers limited areas.
Shoot! I smoke
If you are someone who understands pollution only in terms of cigarettes, then this is an app that can be perfect for measuring how bad the air quality is in your city. This app can also be downloaded from App Store and Play Store. This app helps in understanding AQI by comparing air pollution with cigarette smoking. With an interactive interface, you can also find specific information regarding PM2.5, PM10, CO, O3, NO2 and SO2 data on the app.
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first published : November 4, 2023, 10:17 IST