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Mumbai Noisiest City In India

Mumbai Noisiest City

A Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) analysis found Mumbai among the worst noise pollution violators. Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000 set noise standards at 55 db for daytime and 45db at nights. Here are the noise levels recorded from six locations in Mumbai

(Source : CPCB)

Chennai emerged as the noisiest city followed by Hyderabad and Mumbai. Long term exposure to noise levels from 85 db to 90 db may lead to hearing impairment, according to World Health Organization.