By: Sophia Yang, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Central and Southern Taiwan were blanketed in haze on two consecutive days, Saturday,
where Taichung, Nantou, Yunlin, Changhua, Chiayi, and Kaohsiung reported a “very unhealthy” PM2.5 in airborne pollutant reading (See note 1). The Central Weather Bureau gave out a warning about the air quality from Sunday to Wednesday next week and advised the public to take precautionary measures such as wearing a face mask or avoiding outdoor activities.
The bureau explained that the air quality in Northern Taiwan will turn better on the weekend as a new cold front is approaching along with a strong wind to disperse air pollutants. [FULL STORY]