Why is pollen so high in the Midlands?

Midlands scientist Beverley Adams-Groom from the National Pollen and Aerobiology research unit at Worcester University tells us why the Midlands is the worst place to live for hayfever sufferers.

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Hayfever hell

The Midlands is one of the worst areas for hayfever because it is landlocked so the wind blows pollen in from all directions. This summer could be the worst for pollen levels in 50 years.