The British Meteorological Institute warns early next week of a danger to life and health.
Met Office, broadcast on Friday Red alert for Monday and Tuesday. This is the first time such a notice has been sent in the UK.
“Temperatures on Monday and Tuesday are likely to be exceptional and possibly record high. The nights are also likely to be very hot in the UK, especially in urban areas. This is likely to have far-reaching consequences for people and infrastructure,” he said. Writes office met.
They also wrote that temperatures are expected to drop again from Wednesday.
Red warning means ‘extreme or prolonged heat wave’ in which illness and death can occur in otherwise healthy and well-off people. People are asked to be aware of the signs of heat-related illness.
that it UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) which defines the levels and their implications. Red, which is level 4, is considered a “national emergency.”
Met Office spokesman Graham Madge calls the situation:
– potentially very dangerous.
They expect according to Sky News A significant risk is that heat-sensitive equipment may malfunction, resulting in a loss of local power or access, for example, to water or mobile coverage.
– Exceptionally warm
Temperatures in large parts of the country, the entire London area, the Midlands and even as north as Manchester and York, rise to 40 degrees Celsius on Monday and Tuesday.
– It’s exceptionally hot. Perhaps these holiday temperatures can be addressed, but in everyday life they can have serious health consequences, and likely have consequences for transportation and energy supply as well, he says. BBCHost Matt Taylor.
to me Sky News Meteorologists say there is an 80 per cent chance that temperatures will beat the UK’s temperature record of 38.7 degrees, which was measured in Cambridge in July 2019.
There must be a 50 per cent chance that the temperature will reach 40 degrees somewhere in the UK, according to the Met Office.
There is a yellow warning in place for the rest of the country, indicating a possible heat wave and that people should exercise caution and take necessary measures.
Seven of the country’s 10 hottest days have been measured since 2003. In the summer of 2020, there were 2,500 heat-related deaths in the UK, according to the BBC.
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