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Pollution index (Good, Moderate, Unhealthy, or Very Unhealthy)?
Very unhealthy! Cairo is extremely polluted on a regular basis, and more so in early October when farmers burn the rice fields in the Nile Delta, and in March/April when there are dust storms. - Dec 2, 2009
Very unhealthy - Cairo is a beautiful place, but you sometimes cannot see it for the bad air pollution. I've known FS folks that have had to curtail for asthma. - May 12, 2008