Sydney - Air Quality Health Index

Calculated at: 12:00 AM ADT Sunday 22 October 2017

2Low Risk




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Low Risk
(1-3)

Moderate Risk
(4-6)

High Risk
(7-10)

Very High Risk



At-Risk Population:

General Population:

  • Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.

Issued at: 5:00 PM ADT Saturday 21 October 2017

Saturday night

2 - Low Risk

Sunday

2 - Low Risk

Who is at risk?

People with heart and lung conditions are most affected by air pollution.

To find out if you are at risk, consult the health guide, your physician, or Nova Scotia Environment.

Visit the national AQHI Web site to learn more about the AQHI.

Did you know...?

After a labour dispute shut down an American steel mill, respiratory hospital admissions in children substantially decreased. They increased to pre-strike levels when it ended.


The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada, Nova Scotia Environment, and The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness in partnership with the Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Clean Nova Scotia.

AQHIScale
 

Observed Conditions

 

2 - Low Risk

Calculated at:

12:00 AM ADT Sunday 22 October 2017

 

Forecast Maximums


Saturday night
2 - Low Risk



Sunday
2 - Low Risk




Issued at:

5:00 PM ADT Saturday 21 October 2017

 

The AQHI is an initiative between Environment Canada, Health Canada, Nova Scotia Environment, and The Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness in partnership with the Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Clean Nova Scotia.

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