Coronavirus UK lockdown causes big drop in air pollution

Coronavirus UK lockdown causes big drop in air pollution Air quality in big cities is likely to improve even more in coming weeks, say scientistsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe nationwide shutdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak has led to big drops in air pollution across the UK’s major cities, new data analysis shows.Levels of toxic pollutants are likely to fall even further, scientists said, as traffic remains off the roads but prevailing westerly winds from the Atlantic return. Current easterly winds are bringing additional pollution from continental Europe to Britain. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/mar/27/coronavirus-uk-lockdown-big-drop-air-pollution