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Kandy Air Quality Index (AQI)

Real-time PM2.5, PM10 air pollution level Central

Last Update: 05 Feb 2023, 05:40pm

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Major Air Pollutants in Kandy

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PM2.5 2.3X

The current PM2.5 concentration in Kandy is 2.3 times above the recommended limit given by the WHO 24 hrs air quality guidelines value.

Kandy - Locations Air Pollution Level

LOCATIONS Status AQI-US AQI-IN PM2.5 PM10 Temp Humid
FECT Akurana MODERATE 97 57 34 39 30 62

Weather Conditions in Kandy

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What are the weather and climatic conditions in Kandy?
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Sunrise
Sunset
06:26 AM
06:26 PM
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Wind speed

33 km/h

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UV Index

16

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Pressure

800 mb


Health Advice For Kandy

How to protect yourself from air pollution around Kandy, Sri Lanka?
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Wear Mask

Required
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Stay Indoor

Not Required
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Windows

Keep Close
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Use Purifier

Required
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Family

Allow Outdoor

Kandy Air Quality Forecast



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AQI

Weather


Temp.


Today

134

AQI

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Friday

134

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Saturday

134

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Sunday

134

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Monday

134

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Tuesday

134

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Wednesday

134

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Kandy

AQI Calendar

0-50
Good
51-100
Moderate
101-200
Poor
201-300
Unhealthy
301-400
Severe
401-500
Hazardous

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FAQs of Kandy Air Quality Index

(Frequently Asked Questions)


Quick answers to some commonly asked questions about the air pollution of Kandy.


The real-time air quality in Kandy is 57 (MODERATE) AQI now. This was last updated 1 hour ago .

The current concentration of PM2.5 in Kandy is 34 (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 1.36 times the recommended limit.

Generally, the air quality at Kandy 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 Kandy 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 Kandy is as dangerous as outdoor pollution, because the air pollutants come inside the houses or buildings through doors, windows and ventilation.

In Kandy , 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 Kandy is very high. Proper ventilation is highly recommended only when outdoor air quality is improving and moderate AQI range.




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