The heavy rains at the end of winter followed by unusually warm weather for early October with temperatures exceeding 30’C have resulted in very high grass and tree concentrations during the past sampling week. Tree pollen consisted of birch, cypress, oak gum, pine, plane Rhus, poplar and willow. Cypress and pine tree concentrations were very high, plane, oak and gum were high and acacia, poplar and willow were low. Fungal spore loads increased and significant Alternaria levels were seen. Weed pollen was low, but a large variety of weed pollen was trapped and included. erica, protea, goosefoot, fern, and daisy.