Feb 11, 2020 / 23:38

Hanoi’s air quality on February 11 worsens to harmful level

The Hanoitimes - Hanoi’s air quality index (AQI) measured at 10 monitoring stations in Hanoi today was in the range of from 106 to 157.

Hanoi’s air quality on February 11 worsened at many monitoring stations to mostly bad and very bad levels, according to the Hanoi Agency of Environmental Protection (AEP).

 

Data: AEP. Graphic: Anh Kiet

On February 11 afternoon, the AEP informed that Hanoi’s air quality index (AQI) measured at 10 monitoring stations in the city was in the range of from 106 to 157.

The AEP stressed that the AQI went orange and red in many areas, particularly Minh Khai (157), Hang Dau (155), Pham Van Dong (154), Hoan Kiem (137), Kim Lien (108), and Tan Mai (106).

In the previous days, Hanoi's air quality had positive changes, with AQI being at good and average levels at all ten monitoring stations.


 Data: AEP. Table: Anh Kiet


The AEP recommends sensitive groups including children, the elderly and people with respiratory diseases should limit their time outdoors.

When travelling on roads, people need to strictly follow traffic laws to reduce traffic congestion.

People should reduce activities that cause air pollution such as burning waste, cooking by charcoal stoves, transporting construction waste without shielding.

Information on the capital city’s air quality is continuously updated at the website: https://moitruongthudo.vn/ and https://airhanoi.hanoi.gov.vn/.