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18th October, 2018

Air quality critical in four cities

Air pollution reached levels that are dangerous to health in Dunaújváros, Kecskemét, Nyíregyháza and Pécs on Tuesday, the Public Health Authority (OKI) announced.

Air quality is subnormal in 13 other cities: Budapest, Debrecen, Győr, Miskolc, Putnok, Sajószentpéter, Százhalombatta, Székesfehérvár, Szolnok, Szombathely, Vác, Várpalota and Veszprém.

The Public Health Centre NNK warns against children, the elderly and people with lung or heart conditions going out in these cities.

The NKK also advises against outdoor heavy physical work and sporting activities.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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