Air pollution levels in India are rising like never before and this is proving to be one of the worst long-term health hazards for the public. While you cannot do much about stopping the inexorable rise in pollution, you can certainly provide relief to you, and your family, through air purifiers. Yes, with pollution levels set to skyrocket as temperatures start to cool after September, this is the best time to invest in an air purifier.
In the last few years, air purifiers have become an essential part of not only households, but even vehicles as well. These devices are not limited to luxury vehicles either. Most cars under Rs. 15 lakh now come with an air purifier installed as an accessory. But what about your home? India's rising air pollution levels have raised health concerns time and again, especially during the months of October and November. Stubble burning is one of the biggest contributors to the country's air pollution in these months, and it coincides with Diwali. While it is the festival of lights, the bursting of firecrackers around the country further worsens air quality.
On November 4 last year, Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 426, which is considered ‘Severe', majorly affecting those with respiratory conditions. This led to a surge in the demand for air purifiers. With the same issues expected this year as well, it is the best time to invest in an air purifier right now. Moreover, during winter, the prices of these products are usually hiked by manufacturers. Discounts will disappear too.
According to a survey conducted on the residents of Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, and Faridabad by Local Circles, four out of five families have at least one member suffering from air pollution-relatedRead more on tech.hindustantimes.com