Health warning: High pollen counts forecast

WARNING: Hay fever sufferers
WARNING: Hay fever sufferers

The Met Office has issued a warning to hay fever sufferers that pollen counts are expected to be very high across the North West today.

The daily forecast warns that levels will remain ‘very high’ today and tomorrow, before changing to ‘low’ on Friday.

The Met Office manages the only pollen count monitoring network in the UK, using information from its network, weather data and expertise from organisations such as the National Pollen and Aerobiological Unit and PollenUK to produce forecasts that help support allergy and hay fever sufferers through the most difficult time of the year.