People across Britain have been enjoying the warm weather ahead of a predicted August bank holiday heatwave. Temperatures have been increasing following early-morning fog in parts of the UK. By Monday, temperatures could reach 33C (91.4F) in southern England – which would set a new record for the late bank holiday weekend.
July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880, meteorologists have said.
The record-breaking July heatwave in central and western Europe would have been up to 3C (5.5F) cooler if the climate was not changing, new research has found.
A new temperature record for the UK was set on Thursday as a heatwave gripped the country, the Met Office has confirmed.
Disruption to train services due to damage caused by last week’s heatwave is continuing for a fifth day.
Some of Britain’s beaches have been left strewn with rubbish and plastic after the July heatwave saw thousands head to the coast.
Air passengers suffered major disruption on Friday due to the heatwave and a technical problem with the UK’s air traffic control system.
Passengers complained of “chaos” as delays and cancellations hit UK airports on Thursday and Friday following extreme weather.
Air passengers were facing disruption on Friday due to the heatwave and a technical problem with the UK’s air traffic control system .
Morning train commuters face disruption after the extreme heat caused chaos on the rail network.
Commuters are enduring chaos and disruption on the railways as the UK swelters on its hottest July day on record.