London heading to face record heatwaves till Tuesday

 Thursday, July 14, 2022 


The UK officials have stated the record-breaking temperature might continue till Tuesday. The alert has been issued all over the country. The heatwave beginning on Saturday was expected to end by Monday but now the warning has extended.

Due to this several possibilities of illness, weakness and even possibilities of death are also there, people are advised to stay indoors as much as possible. The heatwave is testing the health conditions to the toughest.

The heatwave is expected to run from Saturday this weak to Tuesday, the last day is expected to be the highest. Temperatures are forecasted to be 36C (96.8F).

South and southeast England have faced extreme weather conditions to date.
By late afternoon Gosport Fleetlands, Hampshire, recorded 30.1C. This is the highest temperature one can think of in the UK.

In London’s St James’s Park the hit will be at 29C in Frittenden, Kent temperatures have risen to 29.8C and in Wiggonholt West Sussex, it climbed to 29.4C.

The heatwave is due to high pressure and hot air flowing to the UK from southern Europe, where temperatures in Madrid climbed to 39C.

The UK Health Security Agency has warned of Level 3 heat-health alerts across east and south London. The level 3 warning means that in more than two regions the threshold temperature will be touched. The next day also has a 90% possibility to touch the threshold temperature.

There has already been a warning regarding the about 1.1C rise in temperature rise globally. This year the UK might see a rise in temperature to 38.7C which will drive them to numerous health issues.

The heatwave can affect the senior citizens most. The disease in the hearts, lungs and in the Kidney might be worsened. There are also possibilities of dehydration, heat exhaustion and eyesight disturbances.

Children are likely to face issues with memory loss and exhaustion. The Royal Life Saving Society UK has alerted people about the dangers of trying to cool off in lakes, quarries, rivers and other waterways.

Animal charity Blue Cross has alerted people to look out for signs in their pets of heatstroke, collapsing, excessive panting, and dribbling.

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