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Air quality in Ostrava best in five years

January 24, 2020

Prague Daily Monitor

The air quality last year in the Ostrava area was the best in five years. The fact that it was the second warmest year since 1961 was a big help as less heating of buildings was required. In addition, there were good conditions for diffusing pollution in the area. In 2019 there was only one smog episode recorded lasting 94 hours; this in contrast to 322 hours in 2018 or 760 hours in 2017. There was also less dust measured by experts.

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