Mexico City declares pollution alert following wildfires
The metropolitan area, with 22 million residents, has suffered several days of intense heat with hardly any wind, meaning smoke from over 50 wildfires in the region continues to hang in the air.
Pollution is a common problem in the Mexican capital between November and May, when there is little rain in the valley where it is located.
The authorities called on residents to avoid sports activities and school breaks outdoors, and not to cook using wood, coal or gas.
- Tanker drivers start strike Monday as talks with LASG end in deadlock
- NCDC confirms 437 new COVID-19 case, total of infection hits 46,577
- Apapa will open to traffic in October — LASG
- Halep to decide on United States Open after Prague event
- Gov. Fayemi mourns ex-Ekiti lawmaker, Fakiyesi
- Vettel says Ferrari messed up with nonsensical strategy
- Ekiti Govt paying lip service to healthcare delivery, say striking doctors
- Resumption: Academy wants COVID-19 protocol funds released directly to schools
- Willian confirms exit from Chelsea after 7 years
- Anglican Bishop urges govts to save SMEs from collapse