Thus, as of 12:00, the index of the Ukrainian capital was 110, while the norm is 50. The level of air pollution in Kyiv is dangerous for sensitive groups.
It is noted that this level of air pollution can harm residents of the capital with diseases of the respiratory system, so experts recommend wearing respirators. It is also recommended to close the windows in the premises and turn on the air purifiers. It is recommended to temporarily give up outdoor sports.
As of 15:30, Kyiv ranks 14th in the ranking of cities with the most polluted air. The air pollution index is 90, while the norm is 50.
As it was reported earlier, Kyiv took the 20th place in the world on the air pollution in the rating of the cities with the most polluted air in August of 2021.
Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary-General stated, that every year, air pollution causes some 7,000,000 deaths worldwide; 600,000 of these are children.