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High pollen levels set to sweep across Suffolk, according to Met Office





A very high level of pollen is forecast to sweep across Suffolk this week.

People with allergies may experience reactions as the Met Office have confirmed a high level of grass pollen in the air.

Nettle, dock and plantain could also trigger hay fever symptoms.

A high level of grass pollen has been forecast in Suffolk this week. Picture: iStock
A high level of grass pollen has been forecast in Suffolk this week. Picture: iStock

Alternaria and medium Cladosporium will also be present in warm conditions, while Leptosphaeria spores will appear after rain.

Pollen is an extremely fine powder released by plants and trees during their reproductive cycle, which is spread by insects and the wind.

It causes irritation and inflammation to those allergic.

The pollen level, which is currently at a high level, will rise to very high from tomorrow and will be in place until Thursday.

Between Friday and Saturday, the pollen levels will drop to high and will reduce to medium on Sunday.