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18 Nov 2019 | 12:37 PM UTC

Vietnam: Unhealthy air quality levels to persist in Hanoi November 17

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Government warns for unhealthy air quality levels to persist in Hanoi November 17; limit outdoor activity

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/18/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/26/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Saigon). COUNTRY/REGION Hanoi


On Sunday, November 17, the Agency of Environmental Protection (EAP) announced that unhealthy air quality levels were recorded since Friday, November 15, at the Kim Lien, Tan Mai, My Dinh, Trung Yen and Tay Mo monitoring stations. Unhealthy air quality levels are expected to continue in Hanoi through at least Sunday, November 24. Authorities warned residents to monitor the situation and limit outdoor activities.


An AQI reading of 0-50 is considered good, 51-100 moderate, and 101-200+ unhealthy.


Individuals present in Hanoi are advised to monitor the situation, limit outdoor activities until the situation normalizes, and wear N95 rated masks as a protection. Children and those with chronic respiratory illnesses should exercise increased caution. Individuals are advised to seek medical attention if experiencing breathing difficulties or other health concerns.


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