ICCS on Sat 21 Sep 2019 is cancelled; the 6am 1-hour PM2.5 levels are too high

Update, 7am – your ICCS event should not proceed as 1-hour PM2.5 readings are still above acceptable concentrations. ICCS will not be accepting data submissions for this day; safety first!

Dear Organisers, 

6am – I am suggesting Organisers cancel your ICCS event. As of this time, the 1-hour PM 2.5 levels are too high for sustained or strenuous work. 

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Although the 1-hour PM2.5 has been declining between 4am – 6am, it may still be relatively high for the rest of the morning. And the NEA Haze Forecast states that “The 24-hr PSI is forecast to range between the high end of the Moderate range and low end of the Unhealthy range, and depending on the wind conditions, may enter the mid-section of the Unhealthy range”. See: https://www.haze.gov.sg

With this available information, we are cancelling the event. 

If you wish to participate on Sat 19 Oct 2019 instead, let us know at: http://tinyurl.com/iccs2019-haze
 
Or you may contact your zone captain directly. 

All the best and look after your health, everyone!

Cheerio!

Sivasothi

International Coastal Cleanup Singapore
c/o Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum &
Department of Biological Sciences
National University of Singapore

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