(ENDED) Special air quality statement in effect


4:36 AM ADT Saturday 25 August 2018

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Special air quality statement in effect for:

  • Halifax Metro and Halifax County West

A plume of smoke from fires in Western Canada is moving at high altitude across the Maritimes today, causing hazy skies and a reddish sun. This smoke is not expected to reach the surface or affect air quality in our region. The smoke plume will move off to the east tonight.

Visit www.airhealth.ca for information on how to reduce your health risk and your personal contribution to pollution levels, as well as for current and forecast AQHI values.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.

Issued by Environment Canada and the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness

** https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns


Source : Environment Canada

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