My eyes were itchy and I had a sore throat this morning. Was that due to the incredibly high air pollution levels today?
The high levels are partly caused by sand particles blowing over from the Sahara, but also come from local exhaust emissions. While my irritation was minor, those with asthma must really be feeling it.
I'm disappointed the government has failed to achieve targets to cut exhaust emissions. They need to get a handle on air pollution because people with asthma, the elderly, children and many others are at risk.