'Very high' pollution levels in south east and London

The south east and Greater London are currently experiencing "very high" levels of pollution, Defra has warned.

Purple areas are experiencing 'very high' pollution levels, green areas have 'low' levels.
Purple areas are experiencing 'very high' pollution levels, green areas have 'low' levels. Credit: Defra

Eastern England has been hit with "high" pollution levels so far this morning, Defra's Air Quality Index showed at 9am.

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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.