She said the southwesterly winds drove the smog
toward Mindanao where the haze became visible in most parts of the island, particularly in the north and northeastern Mindanao regions.
The researchers ended up with tissue samples from 18 people who died at the time of or shortly after the London Smog
. Examination of samples from 2 infants did not yield readily quantifiable amounts of particulate matter.
Though the emission contribution is minimal as compared to other sectors, it may support significantly the seasonal smog
phenomenon in Punjab, according to the report.
There are two types of smog
that have been descrybed in the literature3.
or tissue on mouth when sneezing or coughing, using a helmet or goggles when riding a bike, keeping the doors and windows closed in the early morning and in the evening, refraining from using cold drinks to avoid falling a victim to the bad effects of smog
,' he said.
She said that smog
with pollution was causing cancer besides affecting lungs and skin while it has also negative effects on the country's economy.
He said that Punjab government had taken several steps to combat smog
in the province, and cited measures to improve brick kilns as these were being modernised with the support of Brick kilns Owners Association.
'Right now, the land and sea temperature are almost the same, due to which the wind has stopped blowing,' he said, adding that this was why 'smog
has formed in Karachi'.
A steady rise in carbon emissions, coupled with a spike in cross-border crop burning, has thickened the layer of smog
enveloping the provincial metropolis and other parts of Punjab, reducing visibility and causing flight delays.
LAHORE -- The Punjab government is taking 'solid measures' to combat smog
, however we are unable to end it completely but we are trying to reduce it through steps at all levels, according to Punjab Environmental Protection Department (EPD) Spokesman Naseemur Rehman.
LAHORE -- The Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar remarked on Saturday that further delay in smog
case will not be tolerated.