The Istanbul Municipality has taken a series of precautions in an attempt to control and prevent noise pollution throughout the city, with transport routes being the first priority.
The municipality prepared various "Strategic Noise Maps" in the city focusing on highways, airports, railway systems and industrial facilities in Istanbul, authorities said in a statement.
Greek firefighting planes collect water from the Mediterranean sea in Acre as they help with fighting wildfire over northern Israel, Friday. [Baz Ratner/Reuters]
Carbon Disclosure Project, (CDP) was set up nearly 15 years ago to serve investors who wanted to see companies reporting reliable information about their climate change policies.
Monsoons have resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people across Asia as rescue workers tried to access remote areas in India, Myanmar and Pakistan in the wake of floods and landslides. Indian authorities estimate 120 people have been killed in recent days, while more than a million have been displaced as heavy rains made the situation even worse.
Air pollution in Sofia with fine dust particles has been detected over the past one year.
The official statement was made in a report prepared by the monitoring department to the State Environmental Agency, the Bulgarian National radio reported.
There currently are 50 stations on air control across the country, with six in the capital Sofia.