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Tag Archives: Pollution
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged air quality, hot, Met Office, Pollen, Pollution, spring, sunny, sunshine, temperature, thunder, UK, UV, warm, weather, weather forecasting Comments Off on Becoming warmer this weekend
Air quality issues in the UK – what’s really going on?
There has been some media coverage about air pollution issues in the UK today, so what’s really going on? It is true to say that since Tuesday this week the UK has seen elevated levels of air pollution. This is … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged air quality, continent, England, Fog, Health, Pollution, smog, UK Comments Off on Air quality issues in the UK – what’s really going on?
Defra puts UK on Smog alert
The high pressure system persisting over the UK is forecast to bring warm and still conditions to the UK over the Easter weekend. These conditions mean it is likely that the UK will experience a high pollution episode this weekend. … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media, Met Office News Tagged Air pollution, Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Ozone, Pollution, smog Comments Off on Defra puts UK on Smog alert