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Tag Archives: grass pollen
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
Very high levels of grass pollen forecast across much of UK
As the hot period of weather continues across most of the UK, very high levels of grass pollen are forecast. One in five people suffer from hay fever across the nation. The Met Office pollen forecast shows most parts of … Continue reading
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High levels of grass pollen forecast
With many parts of the UK seeing periods of warmer, drier weather over the next few days, high pollen counts are forecast in places. So far this season, we have seen relatively low pollen counts, due to the unsettled weather … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged bendaryl, grass pollen, hay fever, Met Office, Pollen, pollen count, weather Comments Off on High levels of grass pollen forecast
Wet weather has increased pollen count
In May the Met Office warned that the wet weather we had seen in April was promoting strong grass growth and that this could lead to high grass pollen counts later in the year. Over recent days, observed pollen counts … Continue reading
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