People walk in Causeway Bay on Tuesday as the Air Quality Health Index recorded “very high” air pollution levels. Photo: Sam Tsang People walk in Causeway Bay on Tuesday as the Air Quality Health Index recorded “very high” air pollution levels. Photo: Sam Tsang
People walk in Causeway Bay on Tuesday as the Air Quality Health Index recorded “very high” air pollution levels. Photo: Sam Tsang

Health risks from air pollution hit highest level on Hong Kong’s scale, as Observatory notes hottest summer on record

  • Experts link elevated levels of pollutants to the influence of Typhoon Maysak, expected to make landfall in South Korea on Thursday
  • Combination of high temperatures and strong sunlight is also contributing to very high levels of ozone

Topic |   Hong Kong environmental issues
People walk in Causeway Bay on Tuesday as the Air Quality Health Index recorded “very high” air pollution levels. Photo: Sam Tsang People walk in Causeway Bay on Tuesday as the Air Quality Health Index recorded “very high” air pollution levels. Photo: Sam Tsang
People walk in Causeway Bay on Tuesday as the Air Quality Health Index recorded “very high” air pollution levels. Photo: Sam Tsang
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