The science behind the summer pollen count

Posted by egg3 at Jul 06, 2015 01:25 PM |
Dr Cat Pashley on BBC News discussing how the pollen count is worked out

This week saw the highest temperature for a July day ever recorded in the UK, but while many enjoyed being outdoors, others were suffering.

It's peak season for pollen at the moment and with an estimated 31 million people suffering from hayfever, the pollen count is an important part of the weather forecast.

But how do they work it out?

BBC News link to 'The Science Behind the Pollen Cout'

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