Meteorologists point to a deteriorated air quality in Bratislava.
The smog situation caused by ground level ozone takes from Monday (August 20) to the occupation. The Slovak Hydrometeorological Institute (SHMU) informs its website. "There is a report of a smog situation for ozone after an information threshold of 180 micrograms per cubic meter (μg / m3), expressed as an average over an hour," SHMU said.
The Air Act and the Air Quality Regulation establish limit values for the concentrations of certain pollutants in order to protect public health against unfavorable air quality. "There is a distinction between long-term exposure, expressed in terms of average annual concentrations and short-term exposure, expressed in terms of average hourly or day concentrations, and the maximum number of exceedances per year," the SHMU informed.