IF you suffer from hay fever then you can get a little bit of advance notice of pollen levels from the Le Réseau National de Surveillance Aérobiologique (RNSA) website.
There are historical records for towns and cities across France enabling you to spot when pollen levels are at their highest.
And the pollen levels of individual towns and cities can also be checked, they can be found to the right hand side of the page, with an estimate of forthcoming pollen levels plotted on time graphs.
One feature of the RNSA website that could prove particularly useful is a weekly email service that allows you to choose up to three départements and get updates to your inbox about pollen level risks.
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The pines have just started. Today we witnessed huge clouds of yellow pollen swirling around the highest trees. Look out for itchy eyes!
Posted by: J Roger Clifford-Banks | 25 April 2010 at 15:04
Hi Roger, must admit it's been blowing the car is covered in green dust - Craig
Posted by: Craig McGinty | 26 April 2010 at 16:58