Kiev got in the list of cities with the dirtiest air in the world

KIEV, 19 APR – RIA Novosti. Kiev on Sunday again hit the top of cities with the dirtiest air in the world, according to the website the IQAir, which monitors air quality in major cities, currently the capital of Ukraine is in seventh place on air pollution in the world.

on Saturday, Kyiv authorities once again urged citizens not to leave the house and not to open the Windows due to the high level of the smoke caused by the fires in Kyiv and Zhytomyr regions.

So, according to the site, the index of air pollution in Kiev at the moment is 128 at the rate of up to 50. Leads the ranking of cities with the most polluted air in the Chinese Shenyang. In the second place, the capital of Saudi Arabia Riyadh is the capital of Indonesia is Jakarta.

Previously, the state service for emergency situations of Ukraine reported that the Ukrainian rescuers continue to work on spot fires in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl NPP and in the Zhytomyr region, for today of open flame is not observed, however, continued decay of the grass, works as a rescue aircraft.

on Thursday In Zhytomyr region there was a fire of dry grass and forest floor. In fire extinguishing involved aircraft.