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Emergency fine dust reduction measures issued for Seoul area, Chungcheongbuk-do Province
Updated: 2019-12-10 07:07:11 KST
Emergency fine dust reduction measures have been imposed in South Korea's capital area and Chungcheongbuk-do Province for the first time this winter.
Pre-announcing the weather advisory on Monday,the Ministry of Environment also issued the crisis alert level of 'caution' for those areas throughout Tuesday.
Under the measures, public workers and vehicles with license plates that end in odd numbers are not allowed on the roads as today - December 10th - is an "even" day.
The government is also advising people to take public transportation and to wear face masks when going outdoors.
Reporter : hwkan@arirang.com