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Tag Archives: asthma
What is causing my hay fever?
It’s that time of year again when grass pollen is in the air across the UK. For many people this brings all the symptoms of hay fever: runny nose, itchy eyes, and sneezing. The NHS says hay fever is one … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged asthma, grass pollen, hay fever, Met Office, Pollen, summer, sunshine, tree pollen, weather forecast, weed pollen 1 Comment
Five things you might not know about thunderstorms
1. Lighting can strike twice. The empire state building in New York has been struck by lightning as many as 48 times in one day. 2. The average flash of lightning would light a 100 watt light bulb for three months. … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged asthma, Lightning, thunderstorms, volcano 2 Comments
Pollen forecasts bring help to Hay Fever sufferers
Different types of pollen are released throughout the year which can generate hay fever and other allergies. These symptoms can have a serious impact on the well-being of some people. Pollen season The pollen count season is normally March to … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Allergic rhinitis, asthma, Forecasts, hay fever, Met Office, Pollen, Pollen calendar, pollen forecasts, weather Comments Off on Pollen forecasts bring help to Hay Fever sufferers