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BreatheEasy Southland

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Current PM10 levels

The pollutant PM10 (particulate matter less than 10 microns in diameter) is easily breathed in. To help protect human health the Government has set the average daily limit of PM10 at 50 micrograms/m3.

The current PM10 levels are:

  • Gore

    Main Street
    13.4 micrograms/m3 as of 19 Jul 2018 7:30 AM
  • Invercargill

    Pomona Street
    16.7 micrograms/m3 as of 19 Jul 2018 7:00 AM
  1. Action > 50 μg/m3
  2. Alert > 33 - 50 μg/m3
  3. Acceptable > 16.5 - 33 μg/m3
  4. Good 0 - 16.5 μg/m3