Среда, 29 мая 2024

Кипр накрыло экстремальное облако пыли

Фото из архива "Вестника Кипра". Автор: Andreas Christoforou
Фото из архива "Вестника Кипра". Автор: Andreas Christoforou

В воскресенье, 28 мая, на остров принесло песчаную бурю. На пике этого природного явления концентрация пыли в воздухе превышала норму в 13-16 раз. Содержание частиц PM10 остается повышенным и 29 мая.

Утром 28 мая высокое содержание пыли в воздухе наблюдалось во всех районах острова. В Ларнаке концентрация опасных для здоровья твердых частиц РМ10 в воздухе в 11 утра составляла более 800 мкг/куб.м при норме в 50 мкг/куб.м. То есть безопасный показатель был превышен в 16 раз.

Температура воздуха поднялась до 29 градусов. Пик пыльной бури пришелся на дневное время, к вечеру она начала стихать, однако портал мониторинга качества воздуха еще показывал красный уровень частиц РМ10 практически на всех станциях, кроме двух (по Пафосу официальных данных не было, так как станция закрыта на ремонт). К 18.00 больше всего пыли было в воздухе над Лимассолом – 344,9 мкг/куб.м. В районе станции селения Агия Марина концентрация пыли составляла 306,6 мкг/куб.м.

На остальных станциях ситуация выглядела следующим образом:
Ларнака – 239,5 мкг/куб.м.,
Зиги – 211 мкг/куб.м.,
Никосия – 207,5 мкг/куб.м.,
Паралимни – 175 мкг/куб.м.

Повышенными также были показатели мелких твердых частиц РМ2,5 и озона (О3).

Фото: Andreas Christoforou
Фото: Georgia-Margarita Fylaktou

Напомним, ответственные ведомства во время пыльных бурь настоятельно рекомендуют уязвимым группам населения избегать передвижения на открытых пространствах, подробнее прочитать можно тут.

А пользователи интернета стали придумывать мемы, которые отражали их восприятие ситуации, например вот такие:

Со страницы city.sigmalive.com

По состоянию на 09:00 29 мая повышенное содержание пыли остается в воздухе почти по всему Кипру:
Никосия – 108,9 мкг/куб.м.,
Ларнака – 104 мкг/куб.м.,
Паралимни – 94,2 мкг/куб.м.,
Зиги – 82,3 мкг/куб.м.,
Агия Марина – 76,4 мкг/куб.м.,
Лимассол – 74,2 мкг/куб.м.

Однако данные говорят о том, что песчаная буря начинает отступать. По прогнозам метеорологов, она покинет остров 30 мая.

О причинах пыльных бурь на острове можно прочитать тут.

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