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HK again suffers very high air pollution

RTHK 15 Jan. 2011

Hong Kong is again experiencing very high air pollution, with the roadside station in Causeway Bay recording a level of 179 this morning.

Readings taken at Central and Mongkok have reached 155 and 156 respectively.

General stations have also recorded high levels, with the readings taken at Kwai Chung going as high as 117.

Levels are also very high in Sham Shui Po, Tsuen Wan and Yuen Long.

The government advises that those with existing heart or respiratory illnesses should avoid prolonged stays in areas with heavy traffic, or if they must stay in these areas they should reduce physical exertion as far as possible.

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