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Warm and sunny: we’re loving it! but beware the pollen

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GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Swiss weather map 27 March is a dream, as long as you’re not a farmer hoping for some rain for thirsty crops: nothing but sunshine ahead. Average precipitation in February was 25mm (Meteo Swiss map) in most of French-speaking Switzerland. March figures are not yet out it appears likely they will […]

Pollen counters, beware, first flowers are en route

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BERN, SWITZERLAND – Massive amounts of snow cover the Jura and Alps, but on the Lake Geneva region plains the weather has been clement, and for hay fever sufferers that translates into the hazelnut trees budding. Where the air is dry, pollen is already being released. The amounts are small but measurable near Geneva, MeteoSwiss’s […]

Weekend Lake Geneva region weather: warmer, but rain continues

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Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Runners in this weekend’s Geneva Marathon won’t get overheated, with highs of 15-16C and some rain Saturday, with more rain predicted on Sunday, says MeteoSwiss. At least they won’t be sneezing from the pollen count, which is relatively low. The Alps will generally  have more sunshine and warmer temperatures,  but the […]

Weekend weather: warm but mixed, high pollen

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Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Temperatures in the Lake Geneva region for the 1 May weekend will range from 12-23C, but skies will offer a mix of sun and rain. The pollen count remains high throughout the region, so pack tissues if you’re heading out.

The American greening of Geneva: switch flipped for magnetic levitation cooling

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Updated 16:30  Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – Wednesday was the 39th annual Earth Day in the US, which explains much of the flurry of talks, blogs and activities designed to get us thinking along greener, cleaner lines. The Huffington Post carried blogs by filmmaker Robert Redford on taking a stand, and author Michael Pollen, who praises […]

Wicked weather this week in Lake Geneva region

Allergies anyone? Check the air quality

Geneva, Switzerland – If you are one of the millions of people who suffer of an “exaggerated immune response” to allergens such as pollen, you might find this post useful. A national pollen count is provided by the Swiss national weather bureau, MeteoSwiss. The pollen map is provided in English but allergen advisories and more […]

Today is get rid of ambrosia day!

Hot, dry weather: Bern issues fire warnings