Significant air pollution not recorded in Ukraine

However, the Head of the State Emergency Service urged drivers to be careful on the road due to low visibility
20:47, 23 October 2019

No significant air pollution was recorded on the territory of Ukraine, which would lead to thick fogs in the last days

Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine Mykola Chechetkin stated that on his Facebook page. 

"According to the data of media observations, no substantial air pollution was recorded. Nevertheless, first of all, I call on drivers to take into consideration very low visibility in 200-500 metres during the fog. Be careful and follow the warning of meteorologists!", says the message. 

As it was reported earlier, the work of Bpryspil airport's terminals had been suspended temporarily due to ammonia smell on October 21. One person was hospitalized, another 50 people complained about health problems.

The Department of Radioactive, Chemical and Biological Security of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine has made air-sampling for noticing harmful substances. According to the results, the ammonia was found in the air (without exceeding the maximum allowable concentration).

Related: Air pollution leads to 400,000 premature deaths in Europe

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