Thursday, May 01, 2014

Infographic - Air Pollution in London

A blend of local and European emissions, combined with dust blown in from the Sahara, led DEFRA to issue its highest level of pollution warning – 10 – to parts of London, the South East and the Midlands. Today, this is a rare occurrence. Over the last 10 years, there have been just 59 days when such a high reading has been recorded. 93% of daily pollution figures across the country register as being low to moderate and, even in London, the average daily pollution level just edges into the moderate category at 3.4.

Read more @ UK Metro

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