Dust storm moves in to Israel bringing high levels of air pollution

The Environment Protection Ministry said on Tuesday that air pollution levels in Israel were high due to a dust storm that moved in to the region from the east.

The Ministry recommended that people with breathing conditions, the elderly, children, and pregnant women should abstain from physical exertion and schools were told that students should limit outside activity. 

High levels of particles in the air were measured on Tuesday morning in Jerusalem and Judea, the Golan Heights and the Galilee, and the ministry said that all areas of the country would experience the polluted air conditions by evening.  

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Dust-storm-moves-in-to-Israel-bringing-high-levels-of-air-pollution-415563

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