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City's PM2.5 density doubles national standard

SHANGHAI was moderately polluted this morning as the windless weather caused to the density of PM2.5 pollutants to climb from the night before to 159.8 micrograms per cubic meter at 9am.

The Shanghai Environmental Monitoring Center issued an alert at 9am, reminding people with respiratory and heart diseases, the elderly and children to stay indoors.

The center said the windless weather may last whole day today and the air pollution is unlikely to ease sooner. People should avoid outdoor activities.

China's national standard requires the PM2.5 density be kept below the daily average of 75 micrograms per cubic meter.


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