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Dec 03, 2019 / 17:36

Hanoi’s air quality on December 3: All locations at average level

Hanoi’s air quality index (AQI) measured at 10 monitoring stations in the city was in the range of from 56 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 3 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 56 to 88.

Compared to air quality a day earlier, Hanoi’s AQI increased slightly, with the highest readings recorded at Pham Van Dong (88), Hang Dau (87) and Minh Khai (84).

Other areas had average AQI below 80 such as Trung Yen 3, My Dinh, Hoan Kiem, Tay Mo, Kim Lien. The area with the lowest reading was Tan Mai (56).

In the previous days, Hanoi's air quality was mostly at the bad and very bad levels. Yesterday, there was one area at the good level (Kim Lien), today's readings in all locations were at the average level.


Data: AEP. Table: Anh Kiet

The AEP still 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.