What is the 'smog' in London that left victims suffocating?

What is the 'smog' in London that left victims suffocating?

The time of Biko and Ash leaves us Story of the week with Strange phenomena From all over the world you probably didn't know about. Pay attention to this week's videos, there are some things you can soak bread in!

Some works of Arthur Conan Doyle with Sherlock Holmes As the protagonist it takes place in the thick-wrapped city of London Fog blanket. In Robert Louis Stevenson's novel, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the Shaboura It is an important sequel to give a darker dimension to the work. In his trips to London between 1899 and 1901, painters such as Claude Monet depicted in his paintings a dense fog that barely allowed a glimpse of the buildings of a city. A gray and inconspicuous city. Even in a letter written in March 1900, he went so far as to say that “painting in London is very difficult. There is still no trace of the sun, not a crack in the cloud layer.” Recently we have an example from the film Mary Poppins Or in series the crown Even Winston Churchill's government was in danger, as we will see below. However, there is as much fog in London as there is in Girona, just over 15 days a year. The reason we have the image of London with fog was nothing more than… pollution: “smog” or a word that mixes “smog” (smoke) and “haze” (haze) as a result of Coal combustion Which was used in heating and industry. Already in the 16th century, Queen Elizabeth I complained of smoke in London caused by coal burning. He even said it left a taste in his mouth. At the end of the nineteenth century they were counted More than 500,000 heaters It's in situations For thermal investment I've accumulated one A large amount of smoke In the most superficial layers. In December 1952, London was paralyzed for five days by “smog”. The result is 4000 Suffocation victims. In 1956, the Clean Air Act was signed, banning all types of coal burning. Since the 1960s, London has ceased to be a city of fog.

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