Warm day in store for Victoria as pollen hits hay fever sufferers

Sept. 4, 2013

Above average chances of rainfall this spring

With parts of the state heading for tops in the 30s today, Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Dean Stewart said while it was quite unusual to have such warm temperatures so early in spring, there was a 70 per cent chance of above-average rainfall in central Victoria during spring.

A flowering-plant expert at Melbourne University, Associate Professor Ed Newbigin, said the severity of this year's hay fever season would increase with spring rain.

Read more: The Age

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