Friday 27 November, 2020

Sweltering London braces for hottest day of the year

Britain is bracing itself for the hottest day of the year so far, with temperatures expected to reach as high as 36 degrees Celsius (96.8 degrees Fahrenheit) across vast parts of the country.

UK's Met Office's weather forecast for Thursday, said :"Hot for many, particularly central, southern and eastern England with a 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit).

The Met Office forecasting service on Monday sent out a level-3 amber alert which will stay in place for most east and southeast England until Friday morning.

The warning is generally issued when temperatures soar to 30 degrees Celsius (86 F) or more during the day and fall no lower than 15 degrees Celsius (59 F) at night, for at least two consecutive days.

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