Alerts for: Lachute - Saint-Jérôme

Statements

4:48 AM EDT Wednesday 25 May 2016
Special air quality statement in effect for:

  • Lachute - Saint-Jérôme

Smog warning in effect.

Thursday.

Atmospheric conditions could result in a deterioration in air quality.

We can all help improve air quality by doing simple things, such as using public transit, reducing our driving speed and not letting our car engines idle unnecessarily.

Smog especially affects asthmatic children and people with respiratory ailments or heart disease. It is therefore recommended that these individuals avoid intense physical activity outdoors until the smog warning is lifted.

Additional information.

To view the smog warning, go to Environment Canada's website at www.ec.gc.ca/info-smog.

For the air quality index in Montréal, visit the reseau de surveillance de la qualite de l'air de la ville de Montréal's website at www.rsqa.qc.ca.

For air quality indexes elsewhere in Quebec, visit the website of the ministere du developpement durable, de l'environnement et de la lutte contre les changements climatiques at WWW.MDDELCC.GOUV.QC.CA/AIR/IQA.

To learn more about the effects of smog on your health, visit the direction regionale de sante publique du ciusss du centre-sud-de-l'ile-de-Montréal's website at santemontreal.Qc.Ca/en/healthy-living/healthy-environment/info-smog or the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux's website at WWW.MSSS.GOUV.QC.CA/SUJETS/SANTEPUB/ENVIRONNEMENT.

Issued by Environment Canada, the ministere du developpement durable, de l'environnement et de la lutte contre les changements climatiques, the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux, the direction regionale de sante publique du ciusss du centre-sud-de-l'ile-de-Montréal and the City of Montréal

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