Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

High levels of dust recorded

High levels of dust have been reported in the atmosphere on Sunday, especially on the east coast, the labour inspection department said.

According to the department, due to the high level of small particles, sensitive groups (the old, the young and those with chronic health problems) have been advised to stay indoors.

At noon the levels of dust recorded were 55μg/m3 in Nicosia, 95 in Limassol, 76 in Larnaca, 55 in Paphos, 233 in Paralimni, 71 in Zygi and 43 in Xyliatos.

The measurements refer to particles that are smaller than 10μm (PM10). The safe level for PM10 is considered to be 50μg/m3.

Updates and more information can be found on www.airquality.gov.cy

Related Posts

The hidden culprit behind rising dust levels

Iole Damaskinos

Heavy showers and isolated storms hit some areas

Staff Reporter

Demetriou pledges parliament’s support for fire-hit regions during visit

Staff Reporter

Neophytou calls for state support to boost food production

Jean Christou

Untreated waste in Famagusta port halts fish sales to Greek Cypriots

CM Guest Columnist

Kasoulides hopes for moves soon on CBMs, Turks using Varosha as form of blackmail

Jean Christou