Hazardous levels of air pollution hits areas near MNB today

Journalist A.Odontuya

2017-03-14 09:10 GMT+8

As of today at 9 a.m (14th Mar), areas nearby Mongolian national broadcasting have the highest air quality index of 507. 

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

  • 452 micrograms per cubic meter area nearby Mongolian National Public Television,
  • 165  micrograms per cubic meter in Bukhiin Urgoo (Wrestler`s Palace),
  • 187 micrograms per cubic meter in Bayankhoshuu. 

Levels of PM2.5 particulates, which are the most hazardous to health, in heavily polluted areas of Ulaanbaatar city exceeds 18 times above the recommended levels, as compared with the World Health Organization safe level of 25. 

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