Source: Radio Zamaneh
The Tehran Air Pollution Committee announced on Monday night that all
elementary schools, kindergartens and daycares in Tehran and Shar-e Rey will be
closed due to the extreme decline in air quality.
Also, schools have cancelled gym and morning exercise classes until further
Sand factories are also shut down while the air quality remains at alarming
rates, the deputy governor of Tehran announced.
The city has urged the public to rely solely on public transportation.
Mobile emergency teams are being deployed in city squares in anticipation of
health complications caused by air pollution.
Tehran has been facing ongoing air pollution problems from emissions, which are
compounded by dust particles.
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