Pollution alert issued for Mexico’s capital

08/13/16 Al Jazeera

Mexico-pollution.jpgA pollution alert has been issued for the Mexican capital after ozone levels reached more than 150 percent of the acceptable levels.

A pollution alert is rare during the rainy season because the downpours would normally wash the pollution out of the atmosphere.

However, this year the pollution has been particularly bad. In March, the government issued the first “ozone alert” in almost 14 years.

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