Gas cloud poses 'no risk'

Residents along the south coast are being reassured that a cloud that left a smell of gas in the air poses no risk. The cloud is believed to have come across from an accidental discharge from a factory in France.

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Gas cloud story explained

If you've been wondering why you could smell rotten eggs in the air on the South coast today, it was because of a gas leak at a chemicals factory in northern France.

The leak happened in the early hours of the morning near Rouen but the wind blew the pong 130 miles across the Channel to the South coast.

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