Hazardous levels of air quality index hits Bayankhoshuu today

Journalist A.Odontuya

2017-02-20 10:02 GMT+8

As of today at 9:30 am (Feb 20th), areas nearby Bayankhoshuu have the highest air quality index of 1264. 

According to the agaar.mn, an air quality monitoring webstie, levels of PM2.5 particulates reaches;

  • 632 micrograms per cubic meter in Bayankhoshuu,
  • 396 micrograms per cubic meter at an area nearby Mongolian National Public Television,
  • 182 micrograms per cubic meter at an area nearby West four intersection (Baruun durvun zam) today

Levels of PM2.5 particulates, which are the most hazardous to health, in heavily polluted areas of Ulaanbaatar city exceeds 25 times above the recommended levels, as compared with the World Health Organization safe level of 25. 

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