Levels of SIS and RSVP (resalable suspended particulate matter) was found marginally higher on Dalai day. Crackers, which use large quantities of sulfur and paper, spew out sulfur dioxide and charcoal into the air, also lead and other metallic substances are suspended in the air causing respiratory problems Considering these facts, bursting of crackers is prohibited in silent zones I. E. Near hospitals, schools and courts. Nags and environment organizations, working on creating awareness over the adverse impacts of noise and air pollution, caution you.
Over 1 0,000 children from different schools in Bangor have been targeted for awareness programmer this year. They hope the trick that did wonders during the Changes idol immersion will be successful this time too. They advocate a safe Dalai without serial crackers or little bombs. Watch out: using crackers above 125 decibels is a strict no. According to regional environment officers, the sale of crackers which generate 130 decibels and above, like ‘Bullet Bombs, ‘Alkalis Uptake’ and ‘Atom Bombs’, eve been stopped.
The average noise level in residential areas in the city is said to be 67 db. While the norm set by the Environment Protection Act is 55 db during daytime. But during Dalai it hovers anywhere between 110 and 130 db. Pollution Control Board officials say they will keep a tab on noise levels this Dalai. Crackers, which use large quantities of sulfur and paper, spew out sulfur dioxide and charcoal into the air. While sulfur dioxide is harmful, charcoal shoots up particulate matter.
Pollution levels dip fast only if there is rain or high wind velocity,” say environment officers. Sat year, city hospitals registered around 10 cases of the aged suffering from acoustic trauma due to nerve cell defect in the inner ear and damages in the eardrum. City’s hospitals registered about 80 cases of damage to the eye. Fireworks in this Dalai is all set to become a little environment-savvy . From now, the fancy fireworks that used to create big noise and air pollution will be available in less noise and in reduced smoke variants.