Picture Gallery: East Anglia under a cloud of smog as air pollution levels soar

The Church of St Peter & St Paul in Alconbury in Cambridgeshire smothered by smog.
The Church of St Peter & St Paul in Alconbury in Cambridgeshire smothered by smog. Photo: ITV News Anglia

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has warned that our region is one of the worst-affected by "very high" levels of air pollution.

North-west Norfolk hit the highest warning level on Tuesday, but the smog has now spread across much of the East.

A gallery of images can be seen below

The village of Alconbury was barely visible from the hills this morning.
The village of Alconbury was barely visible from the hills this morning. Credit: ITV News Anglia
The seafront at Hunstanton in Norfolk is normally visible from here, but that wasn't the case today.
The seafront at Hunstanton in Norfolk is normally visible from here, but that wasn't the case today. Credit: ITV News Anglia
The Peterborough Nene Parkway.
The Peterborough Nene Parkway. Credit: ITV News Anglia
Visibility was heavily restricted on the QEII Bridge in Essex.
Visibility was heavily restricted on the QEII Bridge in Essex. Credit: ITV
A Lorry travels across the QEII Bridge.
A Lorry travels across the QEII Bridge. Credit: ITV
Many cars were covered in sand from the Sahara.
Many cars were covered in sand from the Sahara. Credit: ITV
Windscreen wipers were working overtime today.
Windscreen wipers were working overtime today. Credit: ITV

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