Tag Archives: Pollen

Becoming warmer this weekend

After a chilly end to April with snow and frosts, May has got off to a warmer start, and temperatures are forecast to climb further through the weekend with further sunshine. The rise in temperatures is a result of a … Continue reading

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The Met Office Pollen Forecast goes live

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

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July starts dry, sunny and warm

Early Met Office figures for the first half of July show that it has been warmer, drier and sunnier than usual so far this month. We’ve now had 11 days with temperatures over 28 °C somewhere in the UK, making … Continue reading

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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

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High pollen count forecast this week

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

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How is the weather affecting pollen?

The weather has been very unsettled during June and the start of July, and this has been reflected in the pollen counts. As we predicted back in May, there have been some very high counts, but there have also been some … Continue reading

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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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Brighter weather will lead to higher pollen counts

The recent unsettled weather has kept pollen levels much lower than normal for the time of year. However, this week the weather is expected to be drier, brighter and a little more settled than recent weeks and as a result we expect … Continue reading

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Slow start to pollen season

Although the pollen season has had a slow start, levels are starting to increase following the settled weather the UK has seen over the last week. Our pollen forecast, sponsored by Benadryl, uses our latest weather forecast information and combine … Continue reading

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