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Different types of pollen, released at varying times throughout the year, cause millions to suffer from hay fever and other allergies and these symptoms can have a serious impact on well-being. The Met Office counts pollen from March to August, however, pollen … Continue reading
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
The cold and unsettled weather that the UK saw this spring has lead to relatively low pollen counts so far this season. However, with fine and warm weather expected during the rest of the first week of June, high pollen counts … Continue reading
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
There has been a number of news stories in the press about the impact the recent wet weather could have on the pollen count later in the year. In the Telegraph, Patrick Sachon, Met Office Health Business Manager, said: ‘The wet … Continue reading