In pics: Twitter users share visuals showing Mumbai's poor air quality, compare visibility with photos from previous years

By: Swarna Srikanth | December 07, 2022

"Blur, but not beautiful" is the case with Mumbai right now as the Air Quality of the city has been "very poor" in the recent days.

Twitter/Manda Bendre

On December 7, the city saw an overall AQI of 309 at 9 am. Meanwhile, the pollutant particulate matter (PM) 2.5 and PM 10 concentrations were at 128 and 217 respectively. Thus, Mumbai witnessed a hazy weather with visibilty concerns.

Twitter/Nisha Poddar

Mumbaikars took to social media to capture the unclear visuals from their city, and highlight the pollution-caused scenario.

Twitter/Vikas Sharma

"Mumbai is choking right now," Twitterati yelled while sharing pictures on social media.

Twitter/Zucker Doctor

Not just did people click and share visuals from the recent day, but some also tried comparing it with photos from yesteryears.


Netizens were seen striking similarities in the AQI of Delhi and Mumbai while they shared visuals from their city. "Mumbai polluting giving Delhi a run (sic)," a tweet read.

Twitter/Sandip Sukhtankar

Some got quirky about Mumbai being hit by severe pollution. A tweet took to pull the punch dialogue from the film "Uri: The Surgical Strike," and read," How's the AQI? High Sir!"

Twitter/Dr. Rahul Baxi