Google Maps has been evolving over the years now with more exciting features than just a navigation app. Teh app can be used to check traffic in town, restaurants, share location with others etc.
Google Maps on both iOS and Android can be used to check for fresh air when you are planning for an escape in a heavily polluted area because of its new Air Quality layer.
Procedures To Follow To Find Air Quality Layer in Google Maps
Having a prior knowledge of the air condition system of a place you’re about to visit can be of great help. This will make you decide when to move around and when to stay indoors.
It is very simple to use it on Google Maps. Here is how you can access Google Quality Air Layer with your Android or iOS device:
- You need to first tap on the layer in the upper right corner just below the search button and it looks like two squares stacked on each other
- Look for the Air Quality layer in the menu section of the two layers which you first tapped on
- Tap on the Air Quality button and X out of the menu to update the map
You can then check the Air Quality places on the map and see for yourself which place is the best for you when it comes to Air condition of the place. You can view the Air Quality across the United States, Canada, United Kingdom etc.
Google has additionally given details concerning the topic on its blog which read:
“The air quality layer shows trusted data from government agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. We are also showing air quality information from PurpleAir, a low-cost sensor network which gives a more hyperlocal view of conditions.”