From the summit of Cicero la Cruz, in the mountains of Los Gig antes, one can see that behind the mountain range of the Sierras Chic as stands a dense brown cloud. Below it is Cordoba and the thousands of vehicles and industries that emit daily air pollutants that are over our heads. This is the famous smog in winter, a weather phenomenon, remains very low, which makes it more visible than in other seasons and more damaging to health.
Medical and environmental experts contend that the accumulation of these pollutants in the sky, especially in the downtown, are a very annoying problem for people with chronic respiratory conditions and may cause allergic reactions outside this risk group.
From the City Environmental Observatory detailed that among the contaminants found in greater CO (carbon monoxide), but provided no details on what volume of these elements are concentrated in city air.
“This can cause respiratory irritation level, especially if a situation particularly cold weather during the day, no break of the inversion. Then most important pollution is generated. In Cordoba, the situation is delicate, “he said Federico Kept, Cordoba Environment Forum.
Bartholomew Lunge, phonologist doctor, said: “People with chronic lung diseases like asthma, bronchitis or emphysema are more vulnerable to contamination. Smog can encourage respiratory infections with exacerbation of the disease. “He added: “The sulfur oxide and nitrogen is the most harmful is the smog, and also create many problems of micro particles by poor combustion of diesel vehicles. For example, those with chronic bronchitis may experience fatigue. ”
The advice from the specialist for this group of risk is to avoid going downtown until noon because that’s when the process is reversed inversion.