UK weather

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‘Something’s not right’: Northern Irish townland has its 31.2C day in the sun
Ballywatticock was country’s hottest ever spot last week – but its reign had ended within days

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

22, Jul, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Does warm weather mean you are less likely to catch Covid?
According to epidemiologists, meeting outside helps minimise infection risks but heat itself has a negligible effect on the virus

Alexandra Topping

20, Jul, 2021 @5:10 PM

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Kind neighbours helped us out of deep water | Brief letters
Brief letters: Ailie Munro | Kindness | Wokeboarding | Home working


20, Jul, 2021 @4:02 PM

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UK weather: heatwave health alert for England extended to Friday
Experts warn climate crisis fuelling hot conditions that can pose a ‘severe threat to public health’

Damian Carrington Environment editor

20, Jul, 2021 @2:17 PM

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Who is to blame for the sweltering weather? My kids say it’s boomers – and me | Zoe Williams
My children are not enjoying the current British heatwave. And they think they know the culprit, writes Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

20, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Met Office issues first ever extreme heat warning for UK
Warning for much of Wales and parts of England comes with call for caution near water after six deaths over weekend

Kaamil Ahmed

19, Jul, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Children treated for sunburn as UK bakes on year’s hottest weekend
Public health bodies issue warning to use sun screen as mercury hits year-high of 31.6C at Heathrow

Ben Quinn

18, Jul, 2021 @4:46 PM

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Weatherwatch: In Dickens’ Coketown, sun is harsher than frost
In Hard Times, Charles Dickens writes of boys ‘rowing a crazy boat’, every dip of oar stirring up vile smells

Tim Radford

17, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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London and southern England hit by torrential rains and floods
Met Office says thundery downpours also caused floods in parts of London, where fire brigade received over 150 calls

Nadeem Badshah

12, Jul, 2021 @8:33 PM

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Festivals are out; so is the dream holiday. But for once I’m looking forward to summer | Emma Beddington
After 46 years, I’m lowering my expectations. Who needs more than ice-cream and a few salty snacks, asks Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

12, Jul, 2021 @3:28 PM

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Flying ants could swarm Euro 2020 final at Wembley
England-Italy match may be clouded by insects after Met Office radar detects start of ‘nuptial flights’

Jedidajah Otte

10, Jul, 2021 @1:22 PM

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Rain dampens Wimbledon day six as storms forecast for UK
Matches briefly suspended as downpour hits SW19, with more disruption possible given weather warning

Jedidajah Otte

03, Jul, 2021 @2:23 PM

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