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18 monitors flash red warnings for air pollution in southern Taiwan

Tainan and Kaohsiung, among other southern areas, are experiencing unhealthy PM2.5 levels Clouds of thick smog are again lingering heavy over some of Taiwan’s southern cities. Residents of Kaohsiung, Tainan and surrounding city and prefecture areas are reporting bad air … Continue reading

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EPA issues air pollution warning for southern Taiwan

The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) issued an air pollution warning on Thursday for southern Taiwan the following day. It forecast that the air quality index (AQI) in the cities and counties of Yunlin, Chiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung and Pingtung would flash … Continue reading

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Southern Taiwan engulfed by air pollution 

Air quality in southern Taiwan reached hazardous levels on Saturday, with the key indicator of fine particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometers (PM 2.5) hitting the highest level of 10 in Kaohsiung, Pingtung and Tainan, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) … Continue reading

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Southern Taiwan to see poor air quality through Monday 

The air quality in southern Taiwan is expected to stay poor into Nov. 17, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Saturday. The EPA said air quality in the area will fall within the unhealthy range, while southern Taiwan’s Kaohsiung and … Continue reading

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Poor air quality forecast for Taiwan through Tuesday

The air quality throughout most of Taiwan is expected to remain poor through Tuesday as a result of pollutants being carried on cold air mass from China, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Monday. The most severely affected areas are … Continue reading

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