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High pollution measured in 3 regions. More details

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  • Today : Moderate levels of air pollution are expected across many areas of central, southern and northwest England, much of Wales and parts of southwest Scotland due the very warm and sunny conditions. Elsewhere air pollution levels will be Low.
  • Tomorrow : Widespread Moderate air pollution is forecast across many northern and eastern areas of the UK for Sunday, with more isolated patches of Moderate air pollution possible elsewhere.
  • Outlook : Moderate air pollution is forecast for many eastern areas, with perhaps isolated areas of High air pollution. Wednesday Low air pollution is forecast for the UK, as fresher Atlantic air arrives.

Issued at 24/08/2019 5am


Forecast provided by the Met Office


Measurement summary data provided by the Environment Agency

Updated at 24/08/2019 21:00


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Highland North East Scotland Central Scotland Scottish Borders Northern Ireland North West & Merseyside North East Yorkshire & Humberside East Midlands West Midlands South Wales South West South East Eastern Greater London North Wales
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