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BREAKING-UPDATED!! People being HOSPITALIZED in Britain due to dangerous smog!!

 
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I guess this means another shitty cloudy summer.
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I am very late to this thread, and haven't read very much.

Just wanted to add: when I was in the 6th grade in 1971, my class in California put on a play titled "Trouble in the Air," about just this kind of situation in London in 1947 or 48.

I remember it so well because I was the narrator, and got to read the historical parts.

I love London. Good luck to all.
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ISON dust?

C'mon - someone had to say it. chuckle
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SAme thing happened in Yorkshire 2 weeks a go no mention on the news.
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Of course not, it's only news when tshtf down sarf. All that handwringing about the recent floods, northern England get worse every fecking year, you don't see Cammie et al all teary eyed about that. Wankers the lot of them.
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Fucking whinging northerners. Where is the evidence of this so-called worse flooding in the north?
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Whinging Northeners? Wow, never heard that one before, I really haven't.. Anyhoot, I'd rather be a whinging Northener than a Southern good for nothing bag of shit.

If there was ever going to be a revolution in this Country of England it will NOT come from the South.
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Really? I guess you missed all the rioting that generally emanates from London. Poll Tax, Anti-Capitalist, Iraq War protests, Stuident riots, Mark Duggan riots, etc, etc.
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Just took my daughter to Gatwick airport. I travelled from south west to get there. There was nothing out of ordinary. So I haven't got a clue what people are saying.
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This is kinda huge.



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This is kinda huge.



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Is it really though?
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Woke up this morning and looked out my window - Would easily say that I can't see past 5 metres!! Yikes!!

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OP thats weird, does it look like fog or different?
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It's frikkin weird...I would probably say darker than fog but it hasn't lifted all day!! Looks to be slightly thicker than when I awoke this morning!! I will upload a pic if someone shows me how...hf

And people aren't just gonna drop dead immediately people. ..It will be interesting to keep our eyes and ears open over the next couple of weeks. ..hiding
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There are photos www.echo-news.co.uk
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Oh, and I heard on the radio today that the EU are going to fine us for it
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Day 2 that this is still happening although the smog looks a lot brighter than it did yesterday!
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I woke up this morning with my nose completely blocked, a banging headache, and a tight chest. Knew I should have shut the bedroom window last night. My other half has been having to use his inhaler constantly, first time that's happened in months.
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Wiltshire cloaked in it today.
Thought we were supposed to get it yesterday but much worse today.
Never experienced anything like it in all my 40 years.
Bizarre.
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It's really strange having city type smog way out in the countryside. Normally we just get the smell of cow or chicken shit.
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Funny you say that!
Just nipped into the garden & thought about my neighbours chickens (& all farm animals) having to be out in this.
Can't even see how they can say it is sand dust?
Just looks like smoke from a fire to me
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Oh, and I heard on the radio today that the EU are going to fine us for it
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Yep cause the pollution is too high, like we can control how much Saharan dust gets blown by the wind.
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It's really strange having city type smog way out in the countryside. Normally we just get the smell of cow or chicken shit.
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i live in london and it really isnt the pollution apocalypse that some people think it is - like LA for instance. every afternoon, without fail, LA has a haze. london does not

how come??

london has no heavy industry to speak of, and i dont reckon traffic pollution as any worse than any other city

after all - it IS a city

recently the govt dept responsible for stuff like this has made the decision to use the met office - because the met office has an exemplary record on weather forecasting, and isnt remotely obsessed with climate change, nooo

all that said, my car was covered in saharan sand the other day - but this does happen every so often. where this pollution is coming from is another matter

on a side note, perth - the most isolated city in the world - has a constant problem with drifting pollution from asia
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its pollution 'from the nearby continent' - confirmed on sky news by the weather woman

see? its not OUR pollution

fucking continentals


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Funny but they say this dust is from the Sahara,just about when they also said dust from commet ison would be reaching the surface of the planet.

Hmmmmmmmmmm.
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its pollution 'from the nearby continent' - confirmed on sky news by the weather woman

see? its not OUR pollution

fucking continentals


5a
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Even the pollution is emigrating to Britain.
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Even the pollution is emigrating to Britain.


lmao
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its pollution 'from the nearby continent' - confirmed on sky news by the weather woman

see? its not OUR pollution

fucking continentals


5a
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Even the pollution is emigrating to Britain.
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innit chuckle

SE london here, its def hazier than yesterday when it was mostly concentrated in the midlands. also a distinct stink - a bit like someones lit a bonfire

still, should be on its way by tomorrow
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Funny but they say this dust is from the Sahara,just about when they also said dust from commet ison would be reaching the surface of the planet.

Hmmmmmmmmmm.
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well the stuff on my car has a definite reddish saharan tinge to it, and it does happen every so often, but goes unremarked because theres no added air pollution FROM THE NEARBY CONTINENT
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oh and why does the EU want to fine the uk?


ITS NOT OUR SHIT


another day, another reason to get out from the anglophobic EU
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oh and why does the EU want to fine the uk?


ITS NOT OUR SHIT


another day, another reason to get out from the anglophobic EU
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Literally because the pollution is over a set amount, they don't care where it comes from, it's up to our govs green initiatives to keep it under the fine limits. We are failing at the moment through no fault of our own, but wind direction. I think they should make a distinction.
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How is it bs when I have provided legitimate sources? iamwith
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Because seeing is better than reading.
You are the kinda person that will read heavy rain and storm, but you look outside and its beautiful sunshine. Then you choose to believe what you have read instead of you eyes.lol
Right now in bristol, uk its raining. It is impossible for smog to be around when its raining.
Bristol is just an example so don't hold on to one city.
Now there maybe sporadic smog in isolated areas but that all about it.
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Mate, I'm in Kent and I can tell you, you can fucking taste this shit, it's gross. It gathers at the back of your tongue when your outside and leaves your exposed skin feeling slimy. Fucking annoying as it's otherwise a lovely warm sunny day, perfect for getting shit done in the garden, but every time I go out to do anything that horrid taste sends me back indoors.

Not only that, but the "smog" we have now is nothing like what it was back in the day. Its chemical composition is different, meaning we don't see it as fog-like so often. But it's still there.


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I totally agree, I'm also from Kent, I went out in the car yesterday before I heard about this (I suffer from brittle asthma) , as it was quite warm I had the car window open, within a few minutes I was coughing and wheezing and my eyes were itching like hell, it's no joke and I would seriously advise anyone with lung problems to stay inside until it passes.
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oh and why does the EU want to fine the uk?


ITS NOT OUR SHIT


another day, another reason to get out from the anglophobic EU
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 55378407


Literally because the pollution is over a set amount, they don't care where it comes from, it's up to our govs green initiatives to keep it under the fine limits. We are failing at the moment through no fault of our own, but wind direction. I think they should make a distinction.
 Quoting: alexisj9


like the prospect of massive fines will do much to fix the problem

the congestion charge has only 'worked' so far, people have to get around, make deliveries, do business

what it HAS done is raised massive amounts of money for the govt to pay to rich landowners to put ineffectual windmills on


KA-CHING!

so, where, exactly, 'on the near continent' is this crap emmanating from? it wasnt going to be the uk, because we no longer have a decent manufacturing base. the uk is service-industry central

germany? isnt that the manufacturing poster boy of the EU?

eastern EU countries, sorry, states?


fess up, who dune it?



im also kent-ish/SE london way, it is def worse today
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Yep defo worse today, even I'm coughing and I don't have any chest problems.
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Ok guys, most of England are being warned of a potentially dangerous smog cloud due to hit in the next couple of hours!

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OK Ladies and Gents!

This is for all you people that laughed saying it wasn't dangerous -

[link to news.sky.com]

SKY NEWS SAYS:-
Paramedics say they have seen a rise in the number of patients with breathing problems, as record levels of air pollution lead to warnings about exercising outdoors.

London Ambulance Service said it had received 14% more 999 calls from people with asthma, lung problems and heart conditions, while West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed it had experienced a noticeable spike in emergency calls.

A poll of asthmatics by the charity Asthma UK also found about a third had suffered an attack as a result of the smog, while 84% had used their blue reliever inhaler more often than usual.

Predicted air pollution in the UK for April 3, 4 and 5. Pic: Defra
Air quality is expected to improve on Friday and Saturday. Pic: Defra
Air pollution has reached record levels in Harrow, northwest London, and Rochester, Kent, with high levels also recorded elsewhere in the country.

Public Health England has advised adults and children with lung problems, as well as adults with heart conditions, to consider reducing strenuous physical exercise, especially outdoors.

The poor air quality is due, in part, to dust from the Saharan desert whipped up by a large storm in north Africa.

Some of the dust has appeared as red speckles on car windscreens and other outdoor surfaces after being deposited by rain.

Pollution levels rise.
The smog has shrouded many of Britain's most famous landmarks
However, many of the health fears surround particulates - the tiny chemical particles emitted by diesel-powered cars and industry that can be inhaled deep into the lungs.

Combined with other pollutants including nitrogen dioxide and ozone, these can cause breathing difficulties.

Asthma sufferers and patients with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), a condition which inflames the airways, are particularly vulnerable and may notice their symptoms get worse.

Even those without breathing problems say they have been coughing, wheezing or suffering with sore eyes.

Air pollution in central London
Air pollution reached record levels in parts of London and the South East
Doctors at the Acute Medical Unit in Solihull, near Birmingham, told Sky News there had been a "slight increase" in the number of people coming to them with respiratory problems.

They include Jason Irving, who suffered an asthma attack and was receiving treatment at the unit.

He told Sky News: "I travelled into work as normal this morning and as I was walking in, my chest and my throat were tightening and I was struggling for breath.

"I sat down and occupational health at work had to call an ambulance.

Karen Lytton is treated for breathing problems at a hospital in Solihull
Karen Lytton is treated by a doctor at Solihull's Acute Medical Unit
"I think it could well be to do with the poor air quality."

Karen Lytton, a COPD patient who was also receiving treatment at the centre, added: "It's like when you hold your breath until you can't hold it any longer and then try to breathe again."

The effects of the smog have been felt beyond London, including in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, where a haze hung over the seafront.

Cyclist Karina Da Silva said she was worried about the impact the pollution could have on her health.

Pollution levels rise.
People with respiratory problems have been urged to avoid outdoor exercise
"It's odd because I can't see the sea. It's impossible," she said.

"My daughter says her eyes are very itchy and she coughed a little in the morning."

It is not just people whose health is affected by the pollution, with fears contamination may affect penguins at the town's Sea Life Centre.

Christine Pitcher, who helped empty, scrub and refill the animals' enclosure, said: "The penguins have quite delicate air sacs which is how they breathe and any bit of dust or debris on those can make them a little bit sick.

"Obviously we don't want that to happen, especially as we have a couple who are nesting at the moment."