Britain’s first-ever extreme heat warningAs authorities prepare for record high temperatures that could disrupt travel, schools and health care in large parts of England, the ban is in force.
According to the U.K. Met Office (the country’s weather service), the “red” alert will continue throughout Monday and Tuesday. Temperatures may reach 40 C for first time. This could pose a risk of serious illness or even death. This is the highest temperature recorded in England. Britain38.7 C, which is a record that was set in 2019
“We’ve got a difficult 48″Hours to go,” Kit Malthouse said, a minister responsible for government co-ordination.
The Level 4 heatAlert sent by BritainMeteorological Office refers to a national emergency. It can be used when there is a need. heatwave “is so severe that/or it is prolonged that its effects extend beyond the health care and social services system.” This level may lead to illness or death in the healthy and fit, as well as high-risk populations.
On Sunday, a woman sunbathing on a balcony in Hackney in London. Some Britons went to the beach to beat the current, while others flocked to the coast. heatWave, city dwellers found ways to keep cool. (Hollie Adams/Getty Images)
According to Penelope Endersby, CEO of Met Office Penelope Endersby, Monday will likely bring record-breaking temperatures to the southeast England. However, temperatures will rise as warm air moves north on Tuesday. The extreme heat warningThe region stretches from London in south to Manchester and Leeds north.
Endersby explained to the BBC that tomorrow is the day we will see the highest chance of temperatures exceeding 40 degrees. “Forty one is possible.” We even have 43s in the model. But we are hoping it will not be as high.
Customers are asked not to travel by train unless they absolutely have to. heatcan cause severe delays and disruptions to power supply, as well as warp rails. In order to ease strain on the health care system, some appointments have been cancelled. Some schools have been closed while others have set up water sprays and wading pools to cool children off.
While the government advised schools to keep their doors open, many were scheduled to close earlier than usual. Uniform requirements were abandoned and end of term sports days were cancelled. Some schools closed, while others used lockdown-style online classes.
On Monday, commuters waited for their train at West Norwood station in South London. withService disruptions caused by extreme heat. (Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images)
Chester Zoo, a major zoo in the UK, announced it would close for at least two days. Whipsnade Zoo and London Zoo stated that many animals will be able retreat to “cool areas” and that some exhibits may be closed.
To prevent workers in the most dangerous jobs like welding from getting sick, some factories moved their opening hours ahead.
Nightfall brings little relief withMet Office forecasts temperatures at midnight in London of 29 C
Chief Meteorologist Paul Davies stated Monday night would be “very oppressive” and make it difficult to sleep.
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“Tomorrow will be the day when we really worry about a good opportunity now to hit 40 or 41 C. withThat all of the health conditions that come with it withHe said that these higher temperatures were the result of his efforts.
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