High pollution has been forecast for Thursday 24 March.

This is an air quality alert provided by the Mayor of London. You are receiving it because the air pollution in London is forecast to go above “Low” on the Defra Daily Air Quality Index. Please see further information below.

This is the advice for a High air pollution alert, based on Defra’s national Daily Air Quality Index.

Advice for the general population Advice for at risk individuals
Anyone experiencing discomfort such as sore eyes, cough or sore throat should consider reducing activity, particularly outdoors.* Adults and children with lung problems, and adults with heart problems, should reduce strenuous physical exertion, particularly outdoors *, and particularly if they experience symptoms. People with asthma may find they need to use their reliever inhaler more often. Older people should also reduce physical exertion.


*Due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic please follow the Government’s guidance. More information on this guidance can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus


Further information on air pollution in London and what the Mayor is doing to improve it is available here.


If you have questions concerning this pollution alert, please contact airqualitylondon@london.gov.uk.



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