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pollen count

[′päl·ən ‚kau̇nt]
(botany)
The number of grains of pollen that collect on a specified area (often taken as 1 square centimeter) in a specified time.
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Pollen counts have reportedly reached their highest levels so far this year with many areas - including the south east facing "very high" levels.
HAY fever sufferers in Huddersfield face weeks of misery as Britain's pollen count hits a record high ...
| Taking trips to the beach can be beneficial, as the pollen count is usually lower nearer to the coast.
The met office recorded the pollen count from 9am on Thursday to 9am on Friday at 27,911 particles per cubic metre (PPCM) in the air in H-8.
The highest pollen count in the last 24 hours was recorded 93 per m3 of air in sector E-8 that would increase when the rain spell ends, according to PMD.
Pollen UK director Dr Jean Emberlin warns: "If the predicted combination of prolonged periods of warm dry weather with some wet intervals occurs, we'll experience a high pollen count. "Also, good weather typically brings an increase in air pollution, which worsens allergy symptoms.
The Director Met office said pollen monitoring unit of Pakistan Meteorological Department monitors pollen counts in Islamabad but in limited area.
Ride in comfort Pollen counts tend to be high along roads with grass verges (dual-carriageways, motorways).
Web searches about runny noses and allergy medications can help researchers track changes in pollen count.
Pollen counts are the highest in the early morning, between 5 a.m.-10 a.m., so if you do outdoor activities like jogging, avoid that time frame.
"Febreze Fabric Refresher Allergen Reducer was developed to address this issue, to help consumers achieve a deeper clean, particularly when pollen counts are high."