There was light rain in Delhi-NCR on Friday morning, after which the weather of the entire state changed. Due to rain, the people of Delhi have definitely got some relief from the poisonous air. According to the report, the AQI of some places in Delhi has become slightly better than before. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted intermittent rain in the city and surrounding areas till Friday afternoon. Light rain is also expected in neighboring states like Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.
What is the connection of AQI due to rain?
english portal first post According to the news published in ‘Central Pollution Control Board’ (CPCB), the average AQI was recorded near 462 in Ashok Vihar, Delhi on Thursday. But after the rain, improvement was seen on Friday morning. Similarly, CPCB data indicated that morning air quality has improved significantly. Even though the average AQI in RK Puram is currently at 461. According to the report, due to rain, a slight improvement has been seen in the AQI of entire Delhi. However, the official data of CPCB and SAFAR has shown that the AQI is still very bad. The air quality index is expected to show improvement as the day progresses. Because the AQI at any given time is the average of readings taken over the past 24 hours.
The risk of these diseases will reduce due to pollution
As you know, people are suffering due to air pollution in many cities including Delhi-NCR. The AQI level due to air pollution in Delhi is so bad that some restrictions have also been imposed. Considering the situation, people have been appealed to come out of their homes only when absolutely necessary. Especially old people and children should stay at home. In Noida adjacent to Delhi, the level of pollution has become more dangerous. But due to this sudden rain, people have got necessary relief. The risk of these diseases will definitely reduce due to rain.
According to health experts, air pollution can especially trigger serious diseases like bronchitis and asthma. If someone already has this disease then it can take a serious form due to this pollution. Now the risk of asthma attack or bronchitis due to rain will definitely reduce.
Connection of asthma and bronchitis to air pollution
Asthma can occur since childhood and for some people it can also occur due to bad environment. This disease can also occur due to poisonous air and pollution. Bronchitis: This disease can also be caused by viral or bacterial infection. It lasts for a longer period of time. But chronic bronchitis occurs due to disturbances in the lungs and respiratory tract. Due to which irritation occurs. Air passes in and out of the lungs through bronchial tubes and in asthma the respiratory tract becomes swollen. Due to which there is difficulty in breathing.
Asthama; Respiratory disease
Air pollution affects our breathing function the most. And because of this, many types of respiratory diseases develop in our body. Such as asthma, bronchitis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The fine particles and toxic chemicals in toxic air can irritate our respiratory tract and trigger pre-existing diseases. Due to which breathing becomes difficult and with time the lung function also starts getting disturbed.
Air pollution can trigger high BP, heart attacks and strokes as well as many heart-related diseases. People who spend a lot of time outside may suffer from inflammation and oxidative stress, which increases the risk of heart diseases.
Carcinogens are present in large quantities in air pollution. Due to which the chances of lung cancer increases. People who stay outside for a long time may have an increased risk of getting lung cancer. Substances like benzene and formaldehyde found in polluted air are considered carcinogens.
Microparticles found in pollution cause neurodegenerative diseases, which increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other diseases.
low birth weight and premature birth
Pregnant women exposed to air pollution may be at risk of giving birth to low birth weight babies and having premature births. The impact of air pollution on fetal development is a growing concern for public health experts.
Allergies and skin conditions
Airborne pollutants can aggravate skin conditions like allergies and eczema. Microparticles and pollutants present in the air can irritate the skin and trigger allergic reactions.
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