Whether you love it or hate it the current heatwave remains stubbornly with us with another couple of days of 30+ temperatures forecast for Colnbrook and neighbouring areas. Air pollution forecasting network airText has issued a further warning for at-risk individuals to take precautions. By Wednesday fresher maritime air should clear the air, giving way to possible showers and unsettled weather later in the week.
Following this weekend’s heatwave an air quality alert has been issued for Slough for tomorrow. A MODERATE alert is in place, meaning health effects are unlikely to require action for most people, but vulnerable groups including those with respiratory conditions and the elderly should take precautions.
If you go outside, no deep breaths today. airText, the air pollution forecaster, issued its SIXTH alert for Slough this year yesterday evening. The alert coincides with VERY HIGH pollution levels recorded at Colnbrook Lakeside for the third time this week.
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Pollution forecaster airTEXT has forecast another air pollution alert for Wednesday. MODERATE air pollution is predicted, meaning health effects are unlikely to require action.
AirText has issued another pollution alert for our area, warning of MODERATE pollution today and tomorrow (29/30 November). The alert follows a spike in provisional readings to a staggering 211 µg/m3 yesterday lunchtime. Light winds are blamed for allowing the build-up of locally emitted pollution.
We are expecting an unseasonally warm 29° tomorrow if weather forecasts prove to be accurate … and that can only mean one thing if you live in Colnbrook: yet another air pollution warning.
AirText has issued alerts for ‘Moderate’ air pollution for parts of Slough for Tuesday and Wednesday when the heatwave is expected to be at its peak. Residents are advised to contact their GP if feeling unwell.
Just as the weather is set, finally, to turn a little warmer, AirText has issued a MODERATE alert for air pollution tomorrow meaning ‘action may be required’. At risk groups should be aware and are advised to contact their GP if feeling unwell.