In this upside down, inside out and the other way round world, truth is often stranger than fiction. In the Great Smog of 1952, the city of London was brought to a standstill by a dense blanket of toxic smog that reduced visibility to a few feet. A re-occurrence in 2017 …….
Patient numbers have more than tripled at Patel-Chest Institute since the smallest and poisonous particles in air increased to 27 times higher than recommended. Similar conditions prevail in many parts of North India.
The long term effects (CVDs/cancers, etc) will be noticed many years later – doctors predict. Statistical projections indicate a general shortening of life by several days to several weeks if these conditions continue for 10 days.
With the elections in many states round the corner the government is under extreme pressure to improve the environment.
Fire trucks and water cannons are being used to eliminate toxic-dust from air.
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