Weekly Report

19 September 2019

City
Overall Risk
Tree Pollen
Grass Pollen
Weed Pollen
Mould Spores
Cape Town
Johannesburg
Bloemfontein
Durban
Pretoria
Port Elizabeth
Kimberley

Cape Town

Tree pollen levels were reduced this week as rain removed pollen from the atmosphere but high counts were seen on dry days for cypress. Grass and weed pollen was low. Moulds were low.

Johannesburg

Tree counts are high and the highest levels were seen for birch, mulberry and plane trees. Oak and olive pollen is appearing in low numbers. Grasses and weeds are low and mould levels were consistently low.

Bloemfontein

Grass pollen levels were high.Tree pollen levels were high as Olive, Celtis and Buddleja flowered. Weed  pollen and moulds were low.

Durban

Tree, weed and grass pollen levels were consistently low at this site. Mould counts fluctuated from low to high as some significant counts were recorded.

Pretoria

Tree pollen was high as Morus (mulberry) continued to flower. Grass and weed pollen was low. Moulds were similarly low.

Port Elizabeth

All pollen levels were low at this site as were moulds.

Kimberley

Tree, grass and weed pollen was low at this site, but grass and spring flowering tree pollen is slowly increasing. Moulds levels were low.

 

 

 

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