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High Air Pollution In Northern Ireland

High levels of air pollution (particulate matter) are currently being monitored in the Belfast area. Moderate levels of air pollution are being monitored in other urban centres across Northern Ireland. The air quality forecast indicates that the pollution is likely to persist into  Friday, depending on weather conditions. These pollution…

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Health Alert: High Air Pollution In Northern Ireland

VERY high levels of air pollution (particulate matter) are currently being monitored in the Derry/Londonderry area. The air quality forecast indicates that high levels of air pollution are a possibility across Northern Ireland including County Down until Friday. These pollution levels are the result of the cold, calm weather conditions we…

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High Air Pollution in Northern Ireland

High levels of air pollution (particulate matter) are currently being monitored in the Belfast, Newry, Lisburn, Armagh and Derry/Londonderry areas. In addition, there are moderate levels of pollution being monitored in the North Down, Ballymena, Strabane and Lough Navar areas. The pollution is the result of easterly airflows which are…

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No Smoke Without Fire – How Clean is the Air We Breathe?

In recent days I have simply been ‘choked’. An inherent chestiness has become active and irritating and once again I found myself getting a prescription from my local GP. However, is there more to this than meets the eye? Recently, I received an air quality report from a government department….

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High Air Pollution in Northern Ireland

HIGH levels of air pollution (particulate matter) are currently being monitored in the Belfast area, with moderate levels in the Lisburn area. In addition, there are moderate levels of particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide being monitored in the Derry/Londonderry area. This localised air pollution is likely to be associated with…

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