Particle measurement for Cebu haze drops but still above normal
CEBU CITY, Philippines -- The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) recorded a 47 microgram per normal cubic meter (ug/ncm) particulate matter in the atmosphere on Friday,
CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) recorded a 47 microgram per normal cubic meter (ug/ncm) particulate matter in the atmosphere on Friday, which is well within the maximum average of 50 ug/ncm.
With this, the agency urged the public to still take precautionary step to avoid respiratory illnesses brought about by the haze.
Open burning of garbage, leaves, and other materials are also prohibited because this adds more particles into the already hazy atmosphere.
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