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High concentration of dust in Cyprus for sixth day running

High concentration of dust was again recorded on Tuesday all across Cyprus – for the sixth day running.

And authorities have again warned vulnerable groups of society to stay indoors because the fine particles could be harmful to their health.

The measurements took place at 7:00am from ground stations of the Air Quality Monitoring Network.

Authorities also warned employers to take appropriate measures (organizational and/or technical) after assessing any risks that their employees may face while working in open spaces.

They also recommended workers in such spaces to use appropriate means of personal protection.

In detail, the latest hourly dust concentrations in the following areas are:

Lefkosia:                          142.8  μg/m3

Lemesos:                         105.9  μg/m3

Larnaka:                           145.1  μg/m3

Paralimni:                        126.8  μg/m3

Pafos:                               113.7  μg/m3

Zygi:                                 104.2  μg/m3

Agia Marina Xyliatou:       76.6  μg/m3

More information on the measured pollutant concentrations and real-time updates is available online at www.airquality.gov.cy, and also through the free mobile application “Air Quality Cyprus”.

 

 

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