The situation is now bad in many areas of Athens today, in terms of harmful PM2.5 particles, ie thin inhaled particles up to 2,5 million meters in diameter, due to the fire in Varybobi, according to the National Observatory of Athens (EAA). ).
«We draw the attention of the inhabitants of the basin, in areas with high PM2.5 values, to remain inside their homes with hermetically sealed windows and doors. If you have to go outside, use a mask N95, KN95 or FFP2, which provide protection against PM2.5 particles ", emphasizes EAA.
One can monitor in real time the values of PM2.5 particles at: https://www.purpleair.com/map?opt=1/mPM25/a10/cC0#10.21/38.021/23.7292
The data comes from the European air quality measurement platform PurpleAir: Real-time Air Quality Monitoring based on the new generation of Internet of Things sensors. The units are in micrograms per cubic meter and the values displayed are unaccountable and must be divided by a factor of about 1.8.