The heat that overwhelms the capital today plunged Paris into an atmospheric pollution ozone stage.
This is the seventh day marked by a peak of pollution since the beginning of 2016. According to Airparif, the supervisory body of the air quality in the Paris region, the pollution episode atmospheric ozone, which started today, will last at least two days.
This situation leads to the establishment of public information procedure on the part of the City of Paris. Special measures are also implemented to minimise pollution and affected communities disseminate instructions gestures to adopt in case of pollution peak .
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The statement from the city says: “Depending on developments in the coming days, other complementary measures may be taken: free Autolib ‘Velib’, etc. “
Pollution peaks occur mostly in summer
To educate Parisians, the city will organize a new car-free day on 25 September.