River Trent in Nottingham covered in smog and haze

Record levels of air pollution are continuing to plague parts of the UK, with many cities covered in smog haze.

The River Trent in Nottingham surrounded by smog as record levels of air pollution hit parts of the UK.
The River Trent in Nottingham surrounded by smog as record levels of air pollution hit parts of the UK. Credit: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Read: 'Very high' pollution levels in south east and Greater London

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High levels of pollution expected to clear

Air pollution levels remain high across parts of England and Wales but are expected to reduce later today. The South East and Greater London are still experiencing "high" levels of pollution, Defra warns.