Head teacher Tim Wilson said: “We make sure our staff can take sensible and informed action on days like this.“As a school we are supportive of any action that improves air quality in London.” Other schools were advised to consider similar measures."The fact is, northern winters are pretty long and pretty hard, and if you're going to die of starvation that's the time to do it! Put it this way, there's been one in our house for 25 years.My partner has one, and she says it really makes a difference." 2.Get out in the garden Gardening has often been cited as a hobby ripe for getting people out of depression.
The official advice from health chiefs is if air pollution hits “very high”, then people should: “Reduce physical exertion, particularly outdoors, especially if you experience symptoms such as cough or sore throat.” If it is “high”, then the advice is: “Anyone experiencing discomfort such as sore eyes, cough or sore throat should consider reducing activity, particularly outdoors.” Adults and children with lung and heart problems, and pensioners, are recommended to take more precautions.
Professor Jonathan Grigg, Professor of Paediatric Respiratory and Environmental Medicine at Queen Mary University of London, said: “For children with asthma and other long-term respiratory diseases, it would be prudent not to have them exercising outside on these sort of days when pollution is so high.” Toxic air blackspots can be very localised and change rapidly, clearing if winds pick up, or often worsening if more filthy fumes are belched out by growing traffic.
By 8am this morning, PM2.5 levels at the worst-polluted areas had fallen below the “black” level of 100 microgrammes per cubic metre but was on the rise against by the afternoon.
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