Air pollution is a problem all over the world, but at present the condition of people in some states including the capital of India Delhi is suffering due to air pollution. Especially in Delhi and Noida, due to air pollution, people’s lives have been affected so much that people are afraid to go out. Schools and colleges have been closed for a few days. Today we will talk about air pollution and what is PM 2.5 and PM 10? We will also discuss this, which of these numbers is more dangerous?
What does PM 2.5 or 10 mean?
PM 2.5 means particles that are completely dissolved in the air. The size of these particles is 2.5 micrometers or less. When the level of PM 2.5 increases in the air, smog starts increasing. The fog is so heavy that the level of visibility falls.
PM 10 particulate matter. The size of the particles in it is 10 micrometers. In this, dust, dirt and very small particles of metal are dissolved in the air. Often this type of air pollution PM 10 and 2.5 dust is caused by construction, burning of garbage and stubble.
What should be the level of PM 10 and PM 2.5?
PM 10 is a very harmful level in the air, its normal level should be 100 micro grams cubic meter. Whereas the normal level of PM 2.5 should be 60. More than this can be harmful to your human health.
Increasing AQI level clearly means that the air quality is deteriorating. Its level being bad clearly means that along with increasing problems in eyes, throat and lungs, your chronic disease can be triggered. Its most dangerous effect is on children and old people. Due to poor AQI level in the air, there may be complaints of asthma, cough and difficulty in breathing. It most affects the respiratory tract and lungs. Later, it gradually starts damaging all the other organs of the body.
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