Hayfever sufferers warned as high levels of pollen in Portsmouth and Hampshire forecast today

HAYFEVER sufferers in and around Portsmouth are being warned that a high pollen count has been predicted to hit the area today.

Saturday, 4th June 2022, 11:19 am

The Met Office has forecast that grass and nettle pollen will be on the rise, and that this could present a higher risk in good weather.

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High levels of pollen are predicted across the Portsmouth area. Picture: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP via Getty Images

The area is expected to see moderate pollen counts tomorrow and Monday, before being hit with a predicted rise on Tuesday.