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Air quality has deteriorated sharply to dangerous levels in 7 Ukrainian cities

Katerina Belousova

In Kyiv, deterioration of air quality was found in two neighborhoods

On the morning of Monday, January 22, the air quality in Chernivtsi, Kryvyi Rih and Ivano-Frankivsk deteriorated to harmful levels, with the content of PM2.5 particulate matter reaching 152-156 AQI.

Also, in Kyiv, Uzhhorod, Zaporizhzhia, and Verkhivtseve, the dust content reached 110-139 AQI, which is harmful for sensitive groups, according to the SaveEcoBot online air quality map.

Thus, harmful dust levels were recorded by monitoring stations in:

  • Chernivtsi, 9A – 152 Vinnychenka Street;
  • Kryvyi Rih on Ivan Avramenko Street, 5 – 156;
  • Ivano-Frankivsk on Lenkavskogo Street, 17-155.

In addition, air quality has deteriorated to harmful level for sensitive groups in:

  • In Kyiv, Mykola Shepeleva Street, 10 – 122 and Yevheniya Kharchenko Street, 65 – 110;
  • the city of Verkhivtseve (Dnipropetrovsk region) at Nova street, 52-A – 139;
  • Zaporizhzhia, 27-А – 121, Tbilisi Street;
  • Uzhhorod, 17-115 F. Tyhogo Street.

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Earlier, EcoPolitic wrote, that in Ivano-Frankivsk on January 15, dangerous levels of dust content PM1, PM2.5 and PM10 were recorded in the air at three monitoring stations.

As EcoPolitic previously reported, a study by scientists from Monash University, Australia, showed that more than 99.9% of people on the planet breathe air with an excessive content of solid particles PM 2.5.

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