Israelis advised to avoid outdoor sports activity due to high pollution

The Environmental Protection Ministry warns of high pollution due to the current weather conditions, which include strong winds and sandstorms.

In a statement, the ministry, after consulting with the Health Ministry, advises those with heart and lung conditions, as well as kids, pregnant women and the elderly to refrain from outdoor sports activities. Others are advised to cut such activities to a minimum.

The statement says pollution levels are expected to drop back down tonight.

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