China's 40 cities have been air pollution and heavy quality
Ministry of Environmental Protection, as of today 20, 40 cities in China reached the severe and above pollution, including Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Tangshan, Handan, Baoding and other 37 cities heavily polluted; Zhoukou, Beijing, Texas for serious pollution. Air pollution during the period, it is recommended that we reduce the outdoor stay, susceptible people try to avoid going out. (CCTV reporter Tong Ying)
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Ministry of Environmental Protection today informed the media, October 15, affected by adverse weather conditions, Beijing and Tianjin and the surrounding areas of some cities first air pollution process, 16 pollution gradually expanded, central and eastern China, some cities also appeared Air heavy pollution process.
Luoying, Baoding, Liaocheng, Binzhou, Chuzhou, Beijing, Suzhou, Zaozhuang, Jinan, Zibo, and so on, on October 16, the 338 prefecture-level cities and above, Laiyang, Bengbu, Aksu, Dongying, Maanshan, Weifang, Tangshan, Hengshui, Anshun, Huainan, Dezhou, Taian, Zhoukou, Zigong, Huaibei, Taizhou, Hefei, Nanjing and other 29 cities have occurred more severe pollution, City, the most polluted, air quality is a serious pollution, the main pollutants PM2.5, the average daily concentration of 263 micrograms / cubic meter. Compared with the 15th of October, the number of cities with heavy air quality and above pollution increased by 15, among which the air quality of Heze City was changed from heavy pollution to moderate pollution. The air quality of two cities, such as Beijing and Tangshan, Pollution to heavy pollution; Laiwu, Tai'an, Weifang, Zibo and other four cities in the air quality from moderate pollution to severe pollution.
As of October 17 at 8 o'clock, heavy pollution process is still continuing, 338 cities in 40 cities to reach severe and above pollution, including Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Tangshan, Handan, Baoding and other 37 cities PM2.5 hours average concentration greater than 150 micrograms / cubic meter, is a serious pollution; Zhoukou, Beijing, Texas and other three cities PM2.5 hours average concentration greater than 250 micrograms / cubic meter, is a serious pollution.
Luo Yi said that on October 18, Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and the surrounding areas of atmospheric diffusion conditions have improved, air quality improved. Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region in the north of the fine, south-central to good to mild pollution, mainly in central and eastern Shandong Province, Shanxi to good to mild pollution, mainly in western Shandong and Henan to light to moderate pollution.
Luo Yi said that for the air pollution process, the Ministry of Environmental Protection has asked the relevant provinces (cities) pay close attention to pollution situation, to do a good job of air pollution prevention work, if necessary, timely start contingency plans to take emission reduction measures, To minimize the harm and impact of heavy air pollution. At the same time it is recommended that during the heavy air pollution, children, the elderly and suffering from cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, respiratory diseases and other vulnerable people try to stay indoors, reduce outdoor sports; the general population to reduce outdoor sports and outdoor work time. The public traveled as much as possible by public transport, reducing the car on the road.