Hong Kong Air Pollution
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NOTE: Jan 2014--The reporting data from the Hong Kong government was altered at the beginning of the year and it took a few days for the backend servers to adjust. The app is fully operational and the update errors mentioned by some reviewers have been corrected.
Just how bad is the air pollution in Hong Kong today?
The AirYouBreathe displays the current air quality in Hong Kong using a variety of different air pollution indexes from around the world. The pollutant information from multiple reporting stations around Hong Kong is run through the air pollution indexes of other countries to produce a more accurate picture of the current air quality.
Users can view the pollution levels quickly on a map or in a table view, and drill down into more specific information about how certain countries would regard the current air quality in Hong Kong. Several nations provide specific warnings to their citizens in the event the air quality reaches a certain warning level. Information is update hourly so people can plan their outdoor activities at times when pollution levels are minimized.
* Map of Hong Kong with current air quality warnings.
* Detailed information for each reporting station.
* Country-by-country readouts of the air pollution and the advice they would offer their citizens.
* Hong Kong air quality readings based on the indexes of:
United States of America
World Health Organization
What's New in Version 1.1
Added PM2.5 pollution data
Minor bug fixes
The two dads who made this developed a user-friendly, informative and free app to help HK residents. Can't thank the two of them enough.
This app gives me a much better sense of hk's air quality. Simple interface! It just works!