‘Avoid strenuous exercise’ warning as Saharan dust and European pollution comes right at us



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Health leaders are warning people with conditions like asthma not to exercise too strenuously while pollution levels are so high in our area.

The exceptionally poor air quality has been caused by wind blowing dust from the Sahara desert and pollution from mainland Europe in our direction.

Pollution from our area’s day-to-day emissions from traffic and other sources have also contributed to the problem.


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