Met Office

‘Subtropical swell’ to bring 24°C weather to UK as warm weather returns

September 7, 2020

A ‘mini heatwave’ is set to hit the UK this week as a ‘subtropical swell’ of warm weather is expected to raise temperatures to the mid-twenties. Forecasters say the mercury could soar to 24C on Wednesday after a dreary and wet weekend. A Met Office heat map shows how a 600-mile ‘subtropical swell’ of warmer […]

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Coastguard has its busiest day in four years on third hottest day ever

August 1, 2020

The Coastguard was called more than 300 times during yesterday’s scorching weather – making it the service’s busiest day in four years. It comes after beaches made desperate pleas yesterday for people not to visit after large swathes of visitors flocked to them in the heatwave. Temperatures reached 37.8°C at London’s Heathrow Airport at 2.41pm, […]

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