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Mexico pollution alert extended as smog stagnates

Terra Daily Friday, 17 May 2019
Mexico pollution alert extended as smog stagnatesMexico City (AFP) May 17, 2019

Mexico City authorities have announced a second straight day of school closures for Friday and extended a pollution alert as a cloud of smog continued to blanket the sprawling capital. Dozens of wildfires have combined with hot, dry weather to cause a sharp rise in air pollution across a swathe of central Mexico - especially in the Mexico City metropolitan area, home to more than 20 million
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News video: Mexico City declares pollution alert over smoke from wildfires

Mexico City declares pollution alert over smoke from wildfires 02:13

Authorities tell residents to stay indoors as wildfires in southern Mexico and Central America burn.

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