UK weather

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Heatwaves pushing up demand for air conditioning in UK
Cooling could increase country’s power consumption by 15% during summer by end of century

Jeremy Plester

23, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Glastonbury weather: pack your sunhats and raincoats
Bright start expected to give way to heavy showers just as the main acts start to take to the festival’s stages

Josh Halliday

21, Jun, 2022 @2:30 PM

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Burning planet: why are the world’s heatwaves getting more intense?
In March, the north and south poles had record temperatures. In May in Delhi, it hit 49C. Last week in Madrid, 40C. Experts say the worst effects of the climate emergency cannot be avoided if emissions continue to rise

Fiona Harvey, Ashifa Kassam in Madrid, Nina Lakhani in Phoenix, and Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi

18, Jun, 2022 @4:26 PM

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Heatwave alert as parts of UK experience hottest day of 2022 so far
Met Office issues level three warning in London, south-east and east England and Royal Ascot takes unprecedented step of relaxing dress code

Rachel Hall and agency

17, Jun, 2022 @3:35 PM

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Beat the heat: how to stay cool in hot weather
UK authorities have issued a health alert after temperatures were forecast to top 30C on Friday. Here are some tips on how to stay well

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

17, Jun, 2022 @6:58 AM

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Friday briefing: How extreme heat is changing the way we live
In today’s newsletter: The climate crisis effects everyone, in different and unequal ways. Archie Bland takes a look at how this week’s scalding temperatures have played out on each continent

Nimo Omer

17, Jun, 2022 @5:41 AM

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How a severe drought in Africa caused whitethroat population to drop
Weather event in 1968 that killed millions of birds was an early indication that world’s climate was changing

Stephen Moss

16, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Met Office issues heat alert warning for England
Temperatures could hit 30C or 34C in the south-east and 28C in north-west

Joe Middleton

14, Jun, 2022 @4:34 PM

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Brace for heatwaves next week and more often, says Met Office
Temperatures expected to hit 32C in south-east England on Friday as forecasters warn heatwaves becoming more likely

Joe Middleton

12, Jun, 2022 @5:55 PM

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England is failing to capitalise on its onshore wind potential
Planning policy is killing off projects that would otherwise help provide the energy Europe needs

Paul Brown

10, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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How thunderstorms can trigger hay fever attacks
Rainfall washes pollen out of the air but intense thunderstorms can lead to increased levels of allergens

David Hambling

09, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Rain and thunderstorms menace late jubilee parties in southern England
Severe storms expected to form late on Saturday – but northern UK in line for fine, warm weather

Anna MacSwan

04, Jun, 2022 @10:53 AM

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