Twitter users comment on French gas cloud

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Was wondering why I can smell gas when we don't have a gas supply here. So the French have sent it over!? Well it's giving me a headache...

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Smell of gas in #HaywardsHeath today, apparently originating from a gas leak in France

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Smelly French gas cloud hits UK

A foul-smelling but harmless cloud of gas which has wafted over the south of the UK from a chemical factory in France has prompted calls to emergency services. The gas mercaptan was accidentally released from a factory in the northern city of Rouen.