Air pollution services in Sydney
The NSW Department of Health has developed a system of health alerts that are based on the daily air quality monitoring reports issued by the NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change.
When a health alert has been issued for Sydney, the Bureau of Meteorology assists in alerting the community by including the following statement in the Warning Summary of the Sydney Forecast:
How these levels relate to the Regional Air Quality Index (RAQI):
For information about the Regional Air Quality Index (RAQI), the types of pollution and how it affects your health, visit: