What happens when the sky FALLS?
Kamloops experiencing worst air quality in its
The Air Quality Health Index measures risk from 1 to 10.
Kamloops is at 49
CBC REPORT: The City of Kamloops, B.C., is experiencing record low air quality, according to Environment Canada.
As of 4 p.m. PT on Thursday, August 3rd the city’s Air Quality Health Index was 49 – with anything over 10 considered a very high risk.
In downtown Kamloops, the concentration of fine particulate matter in the air from 2 to 3 p.m. averaged 684.5 micrograms per cubic metre, whereas most areas in Metro Vancouver have hovered between 50 and 60 in recent days.
For comparison sake, China considers a daily average above 300 to be hazardous.
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