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Dec 07, 2019 / 14:30

Hanoi: Air quality on December 6 at average level

Hanoi’s air quality index (AQI) measured at 10 monitoring stations in the city was in the range of from 60 to 88.

Air quality in the latest 24 hours at ten automatic monitoring stations in Hanoi has been all at the average level, according to the Hanoi Agency of Environmental Protection (AEP).


Data: AEP. Graphic: Anh Kiet

On December 6 afternoon, the AEP said that Hanoi’s air quality index (AQI) measured at ten monitoring stations in the city was in the range of from 60 to 88.

The AQI at all monitoring stations stayed at the average level, the AQI drop by 20-40 compared to the latest 24 hours.

The highest readings recorded at Hang Dau (88), Pham Van Dong (87), Thanh Cong (80). Other areas had AQI below 70 such as Tay Mo (67), Kim Lien (61), Tan Mai (60) - the lowest reading.


Data: AEP. Table: Anh Kiet

The AEP repeated the recommendations that Hanoi’s residents should follow air quality information where they are living and working before going out to prevent diseases.

Besides, 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.

The Hanoi police should strengthen traffic regulation in some areas with high traffic density such as Pham Van Dong, Hang Dau, Minh Khai, among others.

In suburban areas, people need to reduce burning waste and agricultural by-products.