Pollution warning issued to Viking Bay swimmers

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Viking Bay, a semi-circular bay with sunbathers lying under umbrellas

Viking Bay is likely one of the hottest seaside spots in Kent

Swimmers have been suggested to remain out of the water at Viking Bay in Broadstairs resulting from a air pollution danger.

The Setting Company didn’t give a particular purpose for the warning however stated “water high quality could also be quickly diminished based mostly on elements comparable to heavy rainfall, wind or the tide”.

“When a short lived discount in water high quality is forecast, we situation a air pollution danger warning and recommendation in opposition to bathing,” a spokesperson added.

The warning was issued at 08:30 BST on Tuesday and air pollution dangers are issued day by day.

Andy Knebb from Kent Surf Faculty, which relies on Viking Seaside, stated he was dropping enterprise consequently.

“We have needed to shut and refund individuals their cash as a result of water high quality being poor,” he stated.

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