An Air Quality Index reading between 0-50 is considered good, 51-100 is considered satisfactory, 101-200 moderate, 201-300 poor, 301-400 very poor and 401-500 is severe or hazardous. Smog had been increasing in recent day, and schools have been closed for three days and all kinds of construction work has been ordered to halt, but Diwali fireworks added to the pollution.
When the object was first spotted scientists believed it might have been travelling through space for hundreds of millions of years. The reason for this is because Oumuamua appeared to actually pick up speed as it passed the sun, suggesting the object could have an artificially built light sail that it fuels itself with.
For this crisis to be tackled meaningfully, the Health Minister must be willing to be open to productive engagement with community stakeholders and to acknowledge the health impact evidence presented by the Life After Coal Campaign and many other experts and organisations.
NASA has retired its Kepler space telescope , which discovered more than 2,600 planets outside our solar system during its nine-year lifespan. Kepler made incredible discoveries, revealing that there are more planets than stars in our galaxy.
The Soyuz rocket launched at 08:40 local time (02:40 GMT) from the Baikanour cosmodrome site on 11 October when the malfunction occurred. Oleg Skorobogatov , who led the probe into the accident, told reporters Thursday that the investigation has found that the sensor was damaged during the final assembly at the launchpad in Kazakhstan .
General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in his latest 2018 report said , Air Pollution and Child Health: Prescribing Clean Air Monday, WHO estimated that in 2016 , 600, 000 children died from acute lower respiratory infections caused by polluted air.
This week, researchers from the Medical University of Vienna and Environment Agency Austria announced they have found microplastics - particles of plastic smaller than 5 millimeters - in stool samples from each one of their human test subjects.
After the helicopter tour, the President, first lady, Scott and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen surveyed a street of damaged homes in nearby Lynn Haven. "I did not know the force of nature could be this bad", Rollins said. A witness told the station that he saw a man entering the squad vehicle and yell, "I'm looting".
Isaac is forecast to gradually weaken over the next few days, and could degenerate into a tropical wave at any time. One route into the city was reopened by midday Monday, officials said, but it wasn't clear which road was open and whether it available to the general public.
Another storm-related death was confirmed in neighboring Georgia. Michael also disrupted energy operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as it approached land, cutting crude oil production by more than 40 percent and natural gas output by almost a third as offshore platforms were evacuated.
Catastrophic scenes have emerged across the Florida Panhandle. "It's very hard to explain", said Jason Gunderson, a member of the Cajun Navy rescue group. Richard Fausset, and Atlanta-based reporter for The New York Times, posted a photo of a group of people huddling in a storage closet at his hotel in Panama City.
The landmark Paris Agreement adopted in December 2015 by 195 nations at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) included the aim of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change by "holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above preindustrial levels and pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels".
We need to make to make major changes in transportation, buildings, industry, and how we use land. "Many parts of the world will see mean temperature increases that, in time, will be higher than 1.5°C, including the South West of Western Australia", Dr Kala said.
The latest meteorological predictions show that Hurricane Florence will have the strongest impact in the Carolinas, particularly in SC. After Florence's rain starts to fall this week, he said, the rainfall could continue through Monday.
The storm's projected path shows Michael staying west of peninsular Florida , making a landfall somewhere along the Panhandle on Wednesday . A tropical storm watch is in effect for Suwannee River to Anna Maria Island Florida, including Tampa Bay as well as the Alabama-Florida border to the Mississippi-Alabama border, according to the NHC .
Manatee County and Anna Maria Island also were under a storm surge watch as of 6 a.m., and the storm surge watch stretches to Navarre. Hurricane Michael is just days away from making landfall in Florida, and later this week, it could bring between one to four inches of rain to parts of southern New England, forecasters said .
Arnold also is the second person this week with ties to San Diego to win the Nobel. Frances H Arnold was born 1956 in Pittsburgh, USA. Marie Curie , Joliot-Curie's mother, shared half of the prize with her husband and fellow physicist Pierre Curie in 1911 for "the extraordinary services they have rendered by their joint researches on the radiation phenomena discovered by Professor Henri Becquerel".
They are slated for launch overseas a Russian Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft on October 11 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, NASA said. Rogozin said the commission's main line of inquiry was that the hole had been drilled deliberately, a position that has been voiced in the past.
Rosa, with maximum sustained winds decreasing to nearly 120 miles per hour (195 kph), was now a Category 3 storm, coming down a notch on the five-step Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. It's expected to turn north, weaken over several days and make landfall over northern Baja California. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Kirk caused power outages and heavy flooding across the eastern Caribbean and forced flight cancellations, officials said Friday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 45 miles per hour with higher gusts. According to resources, there are no current threats to Florida from Kirk at the present time. "A small-craft Warning means in this case that wind-speeds of 25 to 33 knots (47 to 62 km/h) and/or seas equal to or greater than 3m (10ft) will be affecting the marine area".