In the air of Omsk, an increased content of formaldehyde and dust was revealed. According to the Ob-Irtysh Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, this was observed on September 20. Atmospheric air quality indicators were recorded by nine stationary posts in all districts of the city.
So, in the Oktyabrsky district, an excess of formaldehyde (1.1 MPC) was revealed. In the Soviet District, the dust content was 1.5 MPC. In the rest of the districts, no excess of the maximum permissible concentration of pollutants was observed, IA “OMSKREGION” writes.
In turn, IA “Gorod55” notes that formaldehyde emissions in the Oktyabrsky district are recorded for two days in a row. So, on September 19, the MPC was exceeded by 1.1 times.
According to the forecast of meteorologists, on September 22, weather conditions contribute to the dispersion of harmful impurities in the air. Also on September 23 and 24, a reduced level of air pollution is expected in the city.
On September 22, residents of Yekaterinburg complained about the smell of burning in the city center. According to the images, there are many forest fires in the Sverdlovsk region.