During the Lunar New Year, a serious epidemic broke out in many places in Chinaair pollutionEarly warning and raising of finger on bursting of crackers and fireworks. The China Central Meteorological Observatory also issued a warning, saying that haze will be visible in some basin areas from the 11th to the 14th due to poor atmospheric circulation conditions.
Widespread Chinese media and local government officialsweiboFrom the evening of the 10th to the morning of the 11th, Shanghai, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Changsha and other places successively issued severe air pollution warnings, and it is expected that they will continue to gradually improve at least until the 12th .
It has been mentioned at various places that apart from poor atmospheric circulation conditions, another important cause of this air pollution was the burning of fireworks and firecrackers during Chinese New Year.
Shanghai Ecological Environment BureauWeChatThe public account “Shanghai Environment” issued an announcement on the evening of the 10th, pointing out that due to the accumulation of surrounding pollution caused by transportation and poor diffusion conditions, there will be air pollution from the evening to the morning of the 10th. 12th, which also includes the evening of 10th to 11th. Due to bursting of fireworks and crackers in the morning, the pollution is expected to become severe and above this in a short time.
According to public monitoring information, Shanghai experienced severe pollution on the 10th, and then the air quality gradually improved. By this morning, the numbers at many measurement stations dropped to “light pollution” or “good”.
The official Weibo “Suzhou Release” of the Suzhou Municipal Government Information Office posted a message on the evening of the 10th, stating that in the next few days, due to the continuous deterioration of atmospheric circulation conditions, Suzhou will experience severe or severe air pollution. will continue. , Suzhou City initiated a state of emergency of heavy pollution weather from 6 pm on the same day, requiring all departments to implement various emergency emission reduction measures to mitigate the impact of heavy pollution weather.
The official Weibo “Hangzhou Release” of the Hangzhou Municipal Government Information Office was also released on the 10th, stating that a warning of heavy pollution weather was issued due to the impact of fireworks and firecrackers. Hangzhou Municipal Ecological Environment Bureau issued an initiative asking people to reduce the burning of fireworks and firecrackers during the Chinese New Year.
In addition, Jiaxing, Changsha and other places have issued air pollution warnings, and they also mentioned that burning firecrackers has increased air pollution.
According to the warning issued by the China Central Meteorological Observatory, from the 11th to the 14th, atmospheric circulation conditions in central and southern North China, Huanghuai, Jianghan, Sichuan Basin and other places will be poor, and will be mild to moderate. There will be haze, and severe haze in some areas.