The China Post
Date: October 29, 2016
By: The China Post news staff
Extremely poor air quality was reported in western Taiwan on Friday morning, with four
monitoring stations showing that suspended particulate matter PM2.5 had already reached a hazardous purple warning level, according to data issued by the Taiwan Air Quality Monitoring Network operated by the Environmental Protection Administration.
The network indicated that monitoring stations in the outlying county of Kinmen, Puzi township of Chiayi County, and Taxi and Lunbei townships of Yunlin County showed a hazardous purple warning level at around 8:30 a.m. Friday.
Many other areas also showed a red warning level for air quality, including Banqciao District in New Taipei City, Chungli and Pingchen districts of Taoyuan City, Miaoli, Shalu, Xitun and Dali districts of Taichung City, Changhua, Mailiao of Yunlin, Liuchiao of Chiayi and Xining of Tainan City. [FULL STORY]