By: Jocylin FC, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
As a Greenpeace survey has found, air pollution in 80% of Chinese cities has exceeded
national standard from January to September in 2015. Unfortunately, the offshore wind is set to aggravate the air quality in Taiwan over the next few days.
In recent years, the foul air pollution in China has contributed to a large portion of Taiwan’s air pollution. According to CEO and founder of WeatherRisk Explore Inc Peng Chi-ming the impact of air pollution from China will loom over Taiwan and reaches its peak on October 28. Environmental Protection Administration statistics show the average density of fine particle 2.5 (PM2.5) is high between October and December. Taiwan will face similar polluted air quality in the upcoming months because China encounters high atmospheric pressure masses in winter, which prevent air pollution from dispersing and blown to Taiwan by seasonal winds. [FULL STORY]