London Stinks

A foul smell permeating London and parts of England over the past two days is due to farmers on the European continent spreading manure in their fields, forecasters and British farmers said Saturday.

The agricultural odor is inescapable in central London and smells vaguely of farmland or even garbage.

Forecasters said a stiff breeze from the east is carrying the smell across the North Sea from Belgium, the Netherlands and even Germany. They said the smell is likely to hang around through the weekend as the easterly wind continues.

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2 Responses to London Stinks

  1. ara says:

    Finally, the city is smelling like the personality and character of its inhabitants

  2. dan says:

    It’s a small world. Reminds me of the time a few years ago when Mexican farmers decided to burn their crops prior to Spring planting and Texas was plagued with smoke-filled, hazy skies for the first half of the summer.

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