Tourists looking out to Victoria Harbour last November amid high air pollution levels, which were rising towards “serious” levels in the city on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Tourists looking out to Victoria Harbour last November amid high air pollution levels, which were rising towards “serious” levels in the city on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Public health warning for Hong Kong as Air Quality Health Index reaches ‘serious’ category, the highest pollution level in city

  • Avoid or reduce outdoor exercise and spend more time indoors, says environment department
  • Top alert level recorded in parts of the city on Wednesday, with children, elderly and those with certain illnesses in built-up areas most at risk

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
Tourists looking out to Victoria Harbour last November amid high air pollution levels, which were rising towards “serious” levels in the city on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Tourists looking out to Victoria Harbour last November amid high air pollution levels, which were rising towards “serious” levels in the city on Wednesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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