London on ‘red alert’ as toxic smog covers the city

January 19, 2017 James Findon

The capital was today put on ‘red’ toxic air alert with millions urged to spend less time outdoors. Runners should exercise caution and those with pre-existing lung and heart problems should consider training indoors. Londoners signed up to the airText messaging system received a message this morning that read;“High air pollution forecast for Thursday. Consider spending less time outdoors, take medication. If unwell contact GP.” “People with asthma may find they need to use their reliever inhaler more often.” The alarm was raised by Mayor Sadiq Khan as a cloud of […]