Forecasting and alerts

Daily forecast

The map shows a forecast of expected air quality over the next three days, for a number of different air pollutants, so that you can plan ahead. You can find out more about how poor air quality may affect your health on our health page. The map is produced by CERC.

You can also see hourly measurements from our monitoring stations across Greater Manchester, here.

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Daily air quality index

Low
1 2 3
Moderate
4 5 6
High
7 8 9
Very high
10
About the daily air quality index

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You can receive text messages, emails and recorded calls, by signing up to our alerting services.

The messages are free and are based on a forecast of expected air quality for today or the next day. To receive free alerts by text message, email or recorded call just enter your details by clicking on one of the buttons below.

You’ll receive an alert if the pollution is forecast to be moderate or above on the daily air quality index scale either the same day or the next day, depending on your preference.


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Live pollution alerts

Bolton
Wed 18/09/2019: LOW
Thu 19/09/2019: LOW
Fri 20/09/2019: LOW
Bury
Wed 18/09/2019: LOW
Thu 19/09/2019: LOW
Fri 20/09/2019: LOW
Manchester
Wed 18/09/2019: LOW
Thu 19/09/2019: LOW
Fri 20/09/2019: LOW
Oldham
Wed 18/09/2019: LOW
Thu 19/09/2019: LOW
Fri 20/09/2019: LOW
Rochdale
Wed 18/09/2019: LOW
Thu 19/09/2019: LOW
Fri 20/09/2019: LOW
Salford
Wed 18/09/2019: LOW
Thu 19/09/2019: LOW
Fri 20/09/2019: LOW
Stockport
Wed 18/09/2019: LOW
Thu 19/09/2019: LOW
Fri 20/09/2019: LOW
Tameside
Wed 18/09/2019: LOW
Thu 19/09/2019: LOW
Fri 20/09/2019: LOW
Trafford
Wed 18/09/2019: LOW
Thu 19/09/2019: LOW
Fri 20/09/2019: LOW
Wigan
Wed 18/09/2019: LOW
Thu 19/09/2019: LOW
Fri 20/09/2019: LOW