Increased dust as temperatures higher than normal

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Increased dust as temperatures higher than normal
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With temperatures this week sitting at higher than normal levels for the time of year, the labour department warned of increased levels of dust in the air.

The public, and especially vulnerable groups, were urged to avoid going outdoors until dust levels abate.

The average hourly concentration of dust particles with a diameter less than 10 microns (PM10) in the atmosphere increased to between 31μg/m3 and 69μg/m3 (microgrammes per cubic metre).

It is therefore expected that the average value within 24 hours will exceed the limit value of 50 μg/m3 set under the relevant...


Increased dust as temperatures higher than normal


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