Southern Europe hit by dangerous ozone levels in 2006
The report, 'Air pollution by ozone in Europe in summer 2006' says that the highest one-hour ozone concentration occurred in Italy. Other high hourly ozone concentrations were reported in Austria, France, Italy, Portugal, Romania and Spain. North-western, central and eastern Europe did not escape either; these areas were hit by their second highest number of exceedances for a decade. A wide area of the United Kingdom was affected.
See report: Air pollution by ozone in Europe in summer 2006
For today's ozone status and more ozone information see: Ozone today - European status