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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Natural Background Radiation in Various Cities of India


City
µGy.yr-1
Cosmic
Terrestial
Total
Mumbai
280
204
484
Kolkata
280
530
810
Delhi
310
390
700
Chennai
280
510
790
Bangalore
440
385
825


As one shifts from Mumbai to Delhi, he is going to get 216 µGy additional natural radiation dose which is 10 times more than that from a nuclear power plant.