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UK News Health warning issued as UK set for record-breaking temperatures

03:15  07 august  2020
03:15  07 august  2020 Source:   msn.com

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The Met Office has issued an amber heat health warning for parts of the UK . Britain is bracing for a blistering heatwave this weekend. The "extreme heat" warning was issued as today is set to be another sizzler with temperatures reaching 31C in the south east. It will still be hot elsewhere, in the

a sunset over a body of water: Temperatures will soar over the weekend (Owen Humphreys/PA) © Owen Humphreys Temperatures will soar over the weekend (Owen Humphreys/PA)

The UK could see record-breaking temperatures on Friday, with forecasters saying it could be the hottest day of the year.

People are being warned not to be “caught out” by soaring temperatures, with the UK expected to be hotter than some of Europe’s top holiday destinations, including Ibiza and Tenerife.

The mercury is set to rise to 37C (98.6F) in London and the South East on Friday, the second day of a heatwave expected to last until at least Sunday.

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Temperatures are set to soar to highs of 33C on Thursday amid a continuing heatwave PHE warned the elderly, children and people with heart conditions were most vulnerable to health problems during the heatwave. People enjoy their lunch break in the sunshine near Tower Bridge in London.

BRITAIN may break the record for the hottest day EVER tomorrow. The Met Office has said 'Furnace Friday' could see temperatures top 38C in The weather is set to be so scorching that the Met Office has issued an amber health alert and told people to look out for the vulnerable, elderly and babies.

Forecasters believe Friday could even surpass the 37.8C (100.04F) recorded in Heathrow on July 31 – the hottest day of the year so far, and the UK’s third warmest ever.

But the Met Office has warned that after a slightly cooler week people could underestimate the heat, which could cause dehydration and sunburn, especially among the most vulnerable.

Grahame Madge, a Met Office spokesman, said: “Everyone needs to be careful during this heatwave, especially on Friday, where we are going to see a dramatic rise in temperature in some parts, exceeding the heatwave threshold.

“After a slightly cooler week, people should make sure they aren’t caught out. If you need to travel, keep hydrated and apply sunscreen; the chance of sunburn and dehydration will be much higher.”

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Weather forecast – Met Office issue level 2 health warning for 36C heatwave in UK this week. THE Met Office has issued a heat health alert for later this week as temperatures are forecast to rocket Temperatures are set to soar again after dipping following one of the hottest days on record for the

Met Office issued health warning as the temperature set to dramatically increase. Brits receive health warning as temperatures set to soar aboVE 30C. The hottest spell since last Ladbrokes is offering 13-8 on July beating all records for the month, with 5-2 on the hottest summer ever.

The threshold for a heatwave is three days of temperatures over 25C (77F) across most of the nation and 28C (82.4F) in London.

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Public Health England (PHE) has issued a heat-health warning, with people advised to stay cool indoors by closing curtains that face the sun and ensuring pets or children are not kept in vehicles.

Ishani Kar-Purkayastha, consultant in public health at Public Health England, said: “This summer, many of us are spending more time at home due to Covid-19. A lot of homes can overheat, so it’s important we continue to check on older people and those with underlying health conditions, particularly if they’re living alone and may be socially isolated.”

Elderly people are among the most vulnerable to hot weather, with advice telling them to contact neighbours if they are living alone, to try to stay indoors during the afternoon and to carry a bottle of water when out.

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The Met Office issued a yellow warning for thunderstorms for swathes of the England and Scotland, lasting from 15:00 BST The UK temperature record for July currently stands at 36.7C recorded at Heathrow in July 2015. Also, be aware that vulnerable people are at increased risk of health issues ."

Temperatures are set to soar even higher this week as a huge area of high pressure over Scandinavia will draw in hot and humid air, pushing temperatures into The weather expert warned that thicker cloud will push into the west of Scotland, with the risk of a few downpours due to a weather system

Caroline Abrahams, charity director at Age UK, said: “We want older people to continue to enjoy the warm weather but, if it becomes uncomfortably hot, we advise some sensible precautions, particularly for anyone who has breathing problems or a heart condition.

“It’s a good idea to remain indoors during the worst of the heat during the day. It’s also advised to wear thin, light clothing, drink plenty of fluids and to eat normally, but perhaps more cold food than usual, particularly salads and fruit which contain a lot of water and help us stay hydrated.

“We know that extreme heat can aggravate lung and heart conditions so our advice is to take care and if you are breathless, even after you have rested, to seek medical advice.”

Motorists looking to travel to seaside locations have been urged to ensure cooling systems are filled to the correct level, to look at the coolant date and to not overload their vehicle with luggage.

Breakdown experts Green Flag has predicted just under 127,000 breakdowns to occur between Friday and Wednesday, which translates to 15 breakdowns every minute.

Thunderstorm warnings after mercury hits 34C for sixth consecutive day .
Severe storms could see 30 to 40mm of rain falling in less than an hour in some places.A yellow thunderstorm warning issued by the Met Office covers much of England, Wales and parts of Scotland, with the potential of hail, frequent lightning and flash flooding in some areas.

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