Pollen - If you’re delighted with the exceptionally warm weather which most of France is experiencing at the moment, it may be that you are not part of the 20% of the population which is allergic to pollen. The sunshine and mild temperatures increase the risk of allergies, especially here in the south of France, where it reached its maximum level on Friday 22nd February. According to the National Network of aerobiological monitoring (RNSA ) due to the concentration the pollen count will remain very high until Friday 1st March.


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Evening Update Monday 25 March

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Emmanuel Macron

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French and Riviera News Monday 25th March 2019

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