Primary Pollutant

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Major Air Pollutants in Laos

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PM2.5 2.9X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Laos is 2.9 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Laos - States Air Pollution Level

STATES Status AQI AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
Bokeo POOR 114 114 69 41 38 21 64
Bolikhamxai POOR 149 149 92 55 65 22 30
Champasak MODERATE 55 55 24 14 15 30 41
Khammouan MODERATE 97 97 57 34 38 21 38
Louangphabang POOR 117 117 71 42 49 19 56
Savannakhét MODERATE 90 90 47 30 35 18 73
Viangchan POOR 141 141 57 52 64 19 52
Xaignabouli POOR 137 137 103 56 74 20 47
Xiangkhouang UNHEALTHY 157 157 124 67 71 16 39

Laos - Metro Cities AQI

57
141
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
19˚C / 52%
24
55
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
30˚C / 41%
47
90
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
18˚C / 73%
57
97
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 38%
71
117
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
19˚C / 56%
124
157
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
16˚C / 39%


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FAQs of Laos's Air Quality Index

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Some facts about air pollution level in Laos and what quality of air you breathe in your region.


The real-time air quality in Laos is 71 POOR AQI now. This was last updated 36 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Laos is 67 (µg/m³). The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends 15 µg/m³ as the threshold concentration of PM2.5 for 24 hrs mean. Currently, the concentration is 2.68 times the recommended limit.

Generally, the air quality at Laos starts deteriorating in late October. The winters are the worst-hit season in terms of air pollution.

You should wear a good N95 mask when you go outdoor in Laos until the AQI is improving upto moderate range.

Office going people should avoid personal vehicles and use public transportations or carpooling.

(i) The primary causes of outdoor air pollution are solid, liquid particles called aerosols & gase from vehicles emissions, construction activities, factories, burning stubble & fossil fuels and wildfire, etc.

(ii) Main causes of indoor air pollution are harmful gases from cooking fuels (such as wood, crop wastes, charcoal, coal and dung), damp, mould smoke, chemicals from cleaning materials, etc.

Indoor air pollution in Laos is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

In Laos, you must use an air purifier or fresh air machine at home or office indoor and close all the doors, windows and ventilations when the outdoor air quality index (aqi) in Laos is very high. Proper ventilation is highly recommended only when outdoor air quality is improving and moderate AQI range.



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