Journal of Agriculture & Life Sciences

ISSN 2375-4214 (Print), 2375-4222 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jals

Depawali Festival Day Lead Concentration in Air -A Case Study
Balakrishna Gurugubelli

The components and quantities of atmospheric dusts during the Depawali festival activities have been assessed in Satna District, Madyapradesh, India, in the year 2013. The toxic metal Lead (Pb) and PM10 has been analyzed and found high concentrations. The study period has been classified as normal day, pre depawali day, depawali day and post depawali day and data collected for 24 hrs. The results during the study have shown that the high concentrations are found in night time. The Pb and PM2.5 concentrations are found several folds higher than normal day during fireworks.

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