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  • NewsYahoo News UK

    When is the next UK heatwave going to be?

    There have been reports the UK is to be hit with a heatwave later in June, but the Met Office forecast paints a different picture.

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  • NewsYahoo News UK

    Met Office responds to reports of upcoming UK 'heatwave'

    Reports of an extended period of hot weather at the end of April have been played down by the Met Office.

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  • NewsSky News

    Melting Arctic ice caps helps predict UK heatwaves, study finds - as scientist reveals this summer's forecast

    When the UK sizzles during an intense summer heatwave it could well be linked to melting ice caps and glaciers in the frozen North, according to a new analysis. While increased melting due to climate change could make such events even more extreme, the connection may also make heatwaves possible to predict up to a year in advance, the study finds. "We will be able to estimate the exact year of the warm and dry summer in northern Europe more closely in the winter before it occurs," says Dr Marl

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  • NewsThe Guardian

    UK heatwave plan urgently needed to save lives, say MPs

    Nature-based solutions such as parks and ponds are recommended – as is giving heatwaves names

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  • NewsSky News

    UK heatwaves a 'silent killer' for people who can't afford to escape them

    People on lower incomes often work in jobs where they are more exposed to heat and do not have adequate insulation or cooling systems to avoid the "silent killer" when they return to small urban homes, according to climate scientist Professor Hannah Cloke. "They don't necessarily have control over whether they can keep themselves cool during the daytime, and then they go back in the evening to these living environments that are not safe," said Professor Cloke, from the University of Reading. A

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  • LifestyleSky News

    UK heatwave: How to keep your home (and yourself!) cool in the hot weather

    With temperatures expected to climb as high as 32C (90F) today, many of us are tempted to throw on swimwear and sunnies and soak up the sun. Sky News looks at the best ways to stay healthy during the late burst of hot weather. Drinking plenty of water is the best way to stave off the nasty effects of dehydration - which can include headaches, lightheadedness and confusion.

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  • NewsSky News

    UK heatwave: What is an omega block - and how is it causing our extreme weather?

    An omega block is responsible for the heatwave which is gripping parts of the UK. Here, we take a look at the weather pattern - and whether climate change could make it a more frequent feature in the years to come. What is an omega block - and how does it get its name?

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  • NewsThe Independent

    UK heatwave: Amber health alert issued amid increased risks for vulnerable groups

    UK could see the hottest day of 2023 this week, with temperatures predicted to rise to 32C in some parts

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  • NewsThe Independent

    Met Office has say on UK heatwave as Britons brace for hottest temperatures of this year

    There is a possibility that temperatures can potentially match or cross 32.2C record set in June

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  • NewsThe Independent

    UK heatwave: What happens when the country reaches 40C

    Forecasters say there is a higher-than-average chance of heatwaves in the second half of July

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