Primary Pollutant

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Major Air Pollutants in Laos

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PM2.5 3X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Laos is 3 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
Xaignabouli MODERATE 89 89 48 29 40 33 24
Viangchan MODERATE 67 67 36 21 26 34 64
Champasak POOR 142 142 87 52 61 38 28
Savannakhét POOR 104 104 66 39 46 39 40
Khammouan POOR 117 117 70 42 48 41 28
Bolikhamxai POOR 124 124 86 48 53 42 19
Louangphabang POOR 184 184 298 119 121 36 35
Bokeo POOR 131 131 85 49 23 34 50
Houaphan POOR 168 168 195 88 93 25 56
Xiangkhouang UNHEALTHY 201 201 323 150 149 30 39

Laos - Metro Cities AQI

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66
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
36˚C / 61%
87
142
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
38˚C / 28%
66
104
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
39˚C / 40%
70
117
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
41˚C / 28%
298
184
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
36˚C / 35%
323
201
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
30˚C / 39%
34
70
AQI (IN)
AQI (US)
21˚C / 86%


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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 83 POOR AQI now. This was last updated 52 minutes ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Laos is 150 (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 6.00 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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