By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) advised
residents with chronic lung problems and heart diseases to limit their outdoor activities in Southern Taiwan as air quality in the area will remain extremely poor in the next few days, reports said Sunday.
Districts in Changhua’s Erlin, Tainan’s Hsinyin, and Kaohsiung’s Fengshan and Zuoying are currently witnessing dangerously high levels of PM 2.5 due to a lack of wind to disperse pollutants, according to CWB weather forecast center director Cheng Ming-dean, the
“The key indicator measuring levels of the pollutant PM 2.5 has reached purple, or level 10,” he said. [FULL STORY]