(ENDED) Special air quality statement in effect

Health And Wellness

**** Info via Environment Canada


Special air quality statement in effect for:

Halifax Metro and Halifax County West

Light southeasterly winds have transported smoke from a fire in the Burnside area of Dartmouth to some valleys downwind of the fire.

Individuals sensitive to reduced air quality should limit outdoor activity if in the affected areas this afternoon and this evening. At this time, this is expected to be the only special air quality statement for this event.

Be air aware! Check your local weather forecasts and alerts so you know when to take extra care.

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

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