Air Pollution Information Bulletin - 2nd July 2015

News published: 02/07/2015

The warm, sunny, weather of yesterday (1st July 2015) resulted in High air pollution in much of England. The pollution was due to ozone. Eight (8) sites exceeded the EU ozone public information threshold of 180 ug/m3 (see

The following site exceeded the EU Ozone Information Threshold early today (Thursday 2nd July). This was primarily due to yesterday's pollution clearing across the east of the UK.

  • Weybourne 182 ug/m3 - 01:00 BST

Some areas of High remain in the forecast for today. Monitored habe now returned to low. Air Pollution alerts issued yesterday remain in place for a 24 hour period.

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Forecasts, latest measurements and health advice are available on our website and Defra's freephone helpline (0800 556677). Updates on current and forecast levels of air pollution can also be found on Twitter (@DefraUKAir).

First Issued: 15:28 2nd July 2015

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