Pollution aggravate winter smog in South Asia

Pollution aggravate winter smog in South Asia Facts

According to the government air pollution combustion of fossil and biomass exacerbated and increased the duration of the winter smog in many parts of South Asia. In Bangladesh, India and Nepal, the temperature dropped and the clouds of fog and smoke muzzle the sun for several days. Flights and transportation trapped in low-visibility conditions.

According to experts from the 1990th density of smog over the Indo-Gangetic plains has increased. These changes can not be described as linear, as they are observed annual fluctuations. But the number of years in which was recorded

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Shanghai's air has become even more dangerous

Shanghai's air has become even more dangerous Danger Zone

The air in the city of Shanghai has the worst indicators of pollution over the past few months. Delay harmful particles over the city also contribute to the thick clouds and fog, which had already provoked a car crash, where one person was killed and dozens injured. Due to the thick smog canceled 70 flights to Pudong International Airport and Honkyao, flight and another 27 arrested.

Due to poor visibility, created smog had 6 hours of morning traffic stop express routes. The measurements showed that the content of hazardous

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Hong Kong chokes terrible smog

Hong Kong choking on smog terrible Facts

Hong Kong choking on smog strongest, recently recorded in the city. Concentration of hazardous substances has increased so much that the government encouraged people with heart and respiratory problems, the elderly and children to reduce the physical load, and try not to leave their homes to avoid poisoning toxic cloud.

The current level of pollution broke the record in 1999, not including the data of two years ago, when the natural dust storm struck the south of China. According to witnesses, the famous Hong Kong skyline was closed dense cloud of

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In Yakutsk, the heat has broken all records. Video

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18.07.11.Rekordnaya heat reached and the northern latitudes: the weekend in Yakutsk, the thermometer rose to plus 42 degrees. This, say meteorologists, was 70 years old.

Because of the heat, the number of forest fires. In the 18 districts of the country declared a state of emergency. Smoke and the smell of burning already reached the capital. Yakutsk was shrouded in smog.

Local people are buying in pharmacies gauze bandages. And the most popular topic on local Internet forums are ways to protect against smoke and smog, TV channel "Russia — 24."

Source: Lead

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Hong Kong chokes terrible smog

Hong Kong choking on smog strongest, recently recorded in the city. Concentration of hazardous substances has increased so much that the government encouraged people with heart and respiratory problems, the elderly and children to reduce the physical load, and try not to leave their homes to avoid poisoning toxic cloud.

The current level of pollution broke the record in 1999, not including the data of two years ago, when the natural dust storm struck the south of China. According to witnesses, the famous Hong Kong skyline was closed dense cloud of toxic smog, and the sky looked gray, despite the

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Athens air was dirtier

The air pollution in Athens reached frightening figures. And in the summer and winter in the city you can watch a real smog. Its appearance is attributed to the fact that during the crisis the citizens to heat their homes began to use lower-quality and environmentally friendly fuels.

For example, the increasing popularity began to use conventional wood. As the recent measurements of harmful air suspensions in Athens is 150 mg/m3. This is three times higher than the permissible values. Particularly deplorable situation appears in the northern and western suburbs of Athens, and now he could, from time to

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A mixture of smog and fog almost paralyzed the Chinese metropolis

Chinese metropolis faced with the reality of fantasy scenario in which people can live only in special masks due to the terrible environment. In this regard, the Shanghai was bad as ever: the fog and smog enveloped and partially paralyzed everything here, go out without masks in the street has become impossible, and the next time will not give much positive, except that the end with the peak voltage.

Actual overcrowding China against overly high density of transport in cities — is damning factors for the local environment, annually deteriorating very rapidly. Could now only collects: natural air purification

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Fog and could not dissipate the second day in Barnaul

Fog and smog from the ovens the second day is not dissipated in Barnaul, but airport operations are not restricted by natural, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday, a representative of the regional center for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring.

According to him, at low temperatures and calm weather in the street is always formed fog.

"In addition to natural factors that affect the formation of haze and anthropogenic factors — heating stoves, car exhaust. Biggest smog observed in the so-called pit (area of the private sector, located in the valley) and the prospect Krasnoarmeysk," — said the official.

According to him,

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Strong smog over London could affect the well-being of the Olympians

Heat and easterly winds will remain in London before the Olympics and could provoke a strong smog over the city, which in turn can affect the well-being of athletes, British newspaper Guardian referring to the experts.

Competitions Olympic Games 2012 begin Wednesday football match between female teams of Great Britain and New Zealand. Opening ceremony of the XXX Olympiad will be held on Friday, July 27.

"Athletes are particularly vulnerable to this kind of pollution (smog is formed by mixing the sunlight of the surface layer of oxygen and various man-made contaminants such as exhaust gases). Fact is that

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Shanghais air has become even more dangerous

The air in the city of Shanghai has the worst indicators of pollution over the past few months. Delay harmful particles over the city also contribute to the thick clouds and fog, which had already provoked a car crash, where one person was killed and dozens injured. Due to the thick smog canceled 70 flights to Pudong International Airport and Honkyao, flight and another 27 arrested.

Due to poor visibility, created smog had 6 hours of morning traffic stop express routes. The measurements showed that the content of hazardous urban air suspensions, the diameter of which does not

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