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Hay fever season begins

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Feb. 6, 2019

Hay fever season is now under way.

Pixabay Hay fever season begins

It may be surprising as snow is still on the ground in many areas and night time temperatures are still below freezing – but forecasters from MeteoSuisse say they have already detected hazel and birch tree pollen.

Temperatures are due to climb over the next few days, and the pollen count will climb with it.

If you think this is another sign of our changing climate – it's not. The weather forecasters say it’s perfectly normal for this time of year.

 

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