WHO warns of ‘second peak’ in countries where Covid-19 declining
Covid-19 India’s tally tops 150,000, with 6,387 cases getting added in a day
At 170, India reports its 2nd-highest number of deaths in a day
In latest U-turn, China says Covid-19 virus had ‘multiple origins’
Alligator who survived WW2 Berlin bombing dies

इंडियन आवाज़     28 May 2020 02:55:13      انڈین آواز

Do’s and Don’ts during smog & pollution situation


The National capital of Delhi and its adjoining states have been badly affected by air pollution once again. Every year, the city faces severe levels of smog and pollution after Diwali and as a result, the air quality gets awfully deteriorated.

Here is a list of Dos and Don’ts to survive this hazard:

1. Stay indoor as much as possible

2. Wear a mask whenever you go out. Wear the right masks with respirators

3. Place air purifying plants like Tulsi, spider plant, aloe vera in homes and offices to increase in door air quality.

4. Stay hydrated. Drink more water to flush out toxins and harmful particles from body.

5. Start carpooling, public transport to reduce number of vehicles plying on road.

6. Follow a diet rich in anti oxidants, nutrients to detoxify and improve immunity.

7. Food such as fatty fish, pineapple, kiwi, onion and peppers help as Natural anti-allergics

8. Avoid smoking.

9. Keep proper check on pollution of vehicles.


Avoid outdoor activities, physical exercise in the morning

Do not burn garbage, plastics and other discarded items

Avoid using bigger roads with more traffic

Avoid going to areas with heavy smoke or dust


The toxic levels of air pollution is directly affecting our respiratory system, putting people at a higher risk for asthma and lung inflammation.

Adding to the severity, the changing weather conditions have locked the pollutants in the air and made the situation worse in and around Delhi.

Doctors are warning people of dire consequences and discouraging them from stepping outdoors, while the Supreme Court has declared a public health emergency in Delhi-NCR region.

But what are the reasons behind this soaring pollution. Growing population, huge rise of vehicles, aggravating traffic congestion and increasing air and noise pollution.

And, As the winter season sets in, dust particles and pollutants in the air become unable to move. Due to the stagnant winds, these pollutants get locked in the air and affect weather conditions, resulting in smog and haze.

The various Health effects of air pollution includes : Breathlessness..Chest constriction.. Irritation in eyes.. Asthma and, Allergy.

The alarming situation makes it necessary to take precautionary measures to stay safe and avoid any kind of long-term problems. Exposure to pollution leads to irritation in the eyes, throat, skin, and other respiratory problems. Here are some of the ways to stay safe from pollution:

Health experts have advised the residents of Delhi NCR to wear masks and stay indoors, especially when the pollution levels are high.

The alarming levels of air pollution will last only for a few days, but may lead to serious and long-term health problems.

However, It is important to take proper precautions. It is the duty of every citizen to come together and do our own bit to control the pollution rather contributing more.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



Hockey Legend Balbir Singh (Sr) is no more

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The grand old man of Indian hockey Balbir Singh (Senior) is no more. Conside ...

Football; U-17 girls keen to get back to the pitch; Ccoach Thomas Dennerby

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi National U-17 Women’s Team Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has opined that his p ...



ممتاز مزاح نگار مجتبیٰ حسین انتقال کرگئے۔

ممتاز مزاح نگار مجتبیٰ حسین آ ج صبح حیدرآباد میں انتقال کرگئ ...

مارک زکربرگ کے اثاثوں میں 2 ماہ کے دوران 30 ارب ڈالرز کا اضافہ

WEB DESKدنیا بھر میں نئے نوول کورونا وائرس کی وبا کے باعث لاک ڈاو ...

کورونا کی ویکسین ابھی بنی نہیں کہ ’پہلے کسے ملے گی‘ پر جھگڑا شروع

AMNفرانسیسی دوا ساز کمپنی سنوفی کے چیف ایگزیکیٹو پال ہڈسن کے ا ...


Bill Gates leaves Microsoft

Bill Gates and wife Melinda WEB DESK Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates has left the Board of directors of ...

Larry Tesler, inventor of ‘cut-copy-paste’ dies at 74

Scientist copied the printing technique of physically cutting and glueing printed text WEB DESK Larr ...


60,000 marriages cancelled in Haryana

WEB DESK The wedding industry has been badly hit by the lockdown in Haryana. More than 60,000 marriages sch ...

Transgender activists ask Govt to halt Transgender Rules, 2020

FILE PHOTO WEB DESK More than 150 transgender activists from across India  have urged the governmen ...

@Powered By: Logicsart

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!