Air Pollution: How Dangerous Is SMOG? Know the dangers and ways to avoid it. Air Quality Index. AQI

Publish Date: 03 Nov, 2022 |
 

Crores of people in Delhi-NCR are in the grip of severe air pollution. The sky is covered with smog and people have complained of burning eyes, sore throat as well as shortness of breath. The poisonous air in Delhi-NCR is being told behind these problems. According to experts, smog is formed when dangerous smoke and gases from vehicles and factories mix with the moisture (fog) of the atmosphere. 

What is SMOG?

According to experts, smog is formed when dangerous smoke and gases from vehicles and factories mix with the moisture (fog) of the atmosphere. In Delhi-NCR, this poisonous mixture ie smog is reaching the eyes and lungs through inhalation. Air pollution in the form of smog is fatal to pregnant women, children, the elderly and the seriously ill.

Smog is actually a type of air pollution that also reduces visibility. The term came into existence in the early 20th century. The word is derived from the English words smoke and fog. It is named after the smoke found in the environment.

How to avoid SMOG

It is most important to use a mask to avoid the harmful effects of smog. Apart from this, it can also be controlled with smog towers and smog guns. If the movement of polluting vehicles is also controlled, smog can be reduced. Some individual measures include drink more water, Wear a mask if you go out of the house, Can use air purifier at home, keep windows close, don't leave the house unnecessarily

 

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