Prolong dry weather in twin cities causes infections

Islamabad: The prolong dry weather in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi causes various infections like throat infection,flu and skin allergies which effect the citizens specially among children rise in seasonal infections may take shape of an epidemic if rain not occured in coming days.

Dry weather accompanied with high pollution level in the air, respiratory problems and complications for patients with asthma every year across the country.

Health expert Dr Kausar said that in dry weather, specially children suffer from several allergies including skin allergies throat infection immediate rain as well as heavy wind is needed to cleanse the air quality.

She said patients along with healthy people should start drinking green tea or water with honey.

Chicken soup can also helps to relief throat problems.

She said a patient to take cough syrup to quiet a dry cough but nasal drops or sprays should not be used longer than three days. She believes that inhaling steam can help a blocked nose.

An official of Pakistam Meterological Department (PMD) said mainly dry weather would persists during next 24 hours in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.

He said first rain of winter would be expected next month which is not good news for the citizens of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.