Air quality has been significantly improved throughout Bosnia-Herzegovina




Due to the changing of weather conditions, air quality has been significantly improved throughout the country, especially in the cities of central and north-eastern Bosnia that have been the most polluted in recent days.

The air quality in Lukavac and Zenica was particularly improved, where the air quality is good this morning, and the measured air quality indices were 4 and 33, the air quality is good and in the Gorazde area the air quality index was 21, and in the BiH capital, the Air Quality Index was 46.

In the area of Jajce and Ilijaš the air is moderately polluted this morning, where the air quality indices were 53, in the area of Tuzla 60, and in the Doboj-Istok area, where the air quality index was 70.

In a situation of moderate air pollution, Eco Action warns that some pollutants can cause health problems for people who are very sensitive to air pollution.  Such persons should avoid staying outside and reduce staying outside. In the Zivinica area, air quality is unhealthy for vulnerable populations.

The air quality index was 106.  Respiratory and heart disease sufferers, followed by the elderly, pregnant women and children in the area should reduce prolonged or increased stress during their stay outside.  The air quality index is based on the measurement of particulate matter (PM2.5 and PM10), ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) emissions, Avaz news portal reports.



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