Cairo - Post Report Question and Answers
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 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 2008