Sri Lanka’s air quality reaches an unhealthy level.


The Ministry of Environment has requested the public in Colombo, Kandy, Rathnapura, Jaffna, and Vavuniya districts to be cautious of high air pollution.

Secretary to the ministry DR. anil Jayasinghe advised children and the elderly with respiratory and heart diseases to wear a face mask during outdoor activities. The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) said the air in several parts of Sri Lanka has deteriorated to air pollution from India entering Sri Lanka’s air space through the winds.

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