Special weather statement in effect in Mississauga and Brampton

Published October 25, 2022 at 7:43 am

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A special air quality statement in effect for Mississauga and Brampton.

High levels of air pollution are expected early this morning.

A special air quality statement is in place as air quality is expected to deteriorate early this morning due to meteorological conditions common at this time of year.

Light winds and stagnating weather conditions are expected to contribute to increasing levels of air pollution.

Moderate risk AQHI values are expected tonight with the potential of short-term high risk AQHI values.

Individuals may experience symptoms such as increased coughing, throat irritation, headaches or shortness of breath. Children, seniors, and those with cardiovascular or lung disease, such as asthma, are especially at risk.

Visit www.airhealth.ca for information on how to reduce your health risk and your personal contribution to pollution levels, as well as for current and forecast AQHI values.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.

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