‘Super pollen’ to hit millions of Brits with ‘thunder fever’ in week from hell


Allergy victims face double hell this week with thunderstorms and a surge of “tremendous pollen” set to set off “thunder fever” for millions.

Grasses spewing clouds of irritants will push pollen counts in elements of Britain to ‘very excessive’ in the approaching days.

It’s going to conflict with thunderstorms whipped up as ex-Tropical Storm Alex ploughs into Britain from Florida.

Unstable climate, hovering temperatures and sky-high pollen counts will unleash a potent cocktail upon millions of hay fever victims.

Airborne allergens professional Max Wiseberg mentioned: “With this fantastic climate thunderstorms are additionally predicted, they usually can deliver issues for hay fever victims.



A surge of 'super pollen', along with storms, is set to trigger 'thunder fever' (stock)
A surge of ‘tremendous pollen’, alongside with storms, is about to set off ‘thunder fever’ (inventory)

“Very excessive pollen counts are predicted throughout many elements of England from Thursday onwards inflicting havoc for the millions of hay-fever victims in the UK.

“Predicted thunderstorms gained’t give respite, as as an alternative they’ll trigger a phenomenon often called ‘thunder fever’.”

Streaming distress will likely be worsened by steamy, unstable warmth which threatens to spawn a vicious ‘tremendous pollen’.

Excessive humidity splits grains into tiny, extremely potent particles, whereas storms wash them to nose-level.

Mr Wiseberg, creator of HayMax allergen barrier balm, mentioned: “In accordance to a report in The European Respiratory overview, humidity breaks pollen grains into smaller allergenic particles.



Allergy experts have said that pollen counts are set to skyrocket (stock)
Allergy specialists have mentioned that pollen counts are set to skyrocket (inventory)

“These new pollen grains flip into a sort of ‘tremendous pollen’, and this seems to be extra allergenic than regular pollen, inflicting extra extreme reactions in victims.

“Storms deliver pollen grains down which could have in any other case risen above head peak out of hurt’s manner and whipping up pollen grains and fungal spores close to the bottom.”

‘Very excessive’ pollen counts will choke southern England on Thursday earlier than smothering central England on the weekend.

Elsewhere, ranges will swing between ‘medium’ and ‘excessive’ with solely Scotland dodging the assault, in accordance to Met Workplace forecasts.

The climate will likely be shaken up by ex-Tropical Storm Alex forward of the weekend after a separate assault forecast at present (Wednesday).



Thunderstorms are expected to hit the UK this week (stock)
Thunderstorms are anticipated to hit the UK this week (inventory)

Low stress will barge in from the Atlantic whipping up gales and torrential, thundery downpours.

The Met Workplace warned Britain’s climate is about to be put by way of the washer.

Met Workplace deputy chief meteorologist Adam Thornhill mentioned: “Low stress on Wednesday will deliver showers to most areas of the UK… with an opportunity of related thunder and lightning.

“By the point Ex-Tropical Storm Alex will get close to UK shores, it can have transitioned right into a mature Atlantic low.

“Though it can have misplaced a lot of its energy, it can deliver some unseasonably robust winds throughout the UK – particularly to the northwest on Thursday and Friday.”

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