Furnace Friday, LIVE: Britain heads for meltdown with record-breaking temperatures and getaway journey chaos
Darren Boyle for MailOnline
With doable record-breaking temperatures anticipated over the subsequent 48 hours and 1000’s of individuals heading off on vacation, travellers have been warned to arrange for main delays.
Yesterday, temperatures reached a staggering 95F at Heathrow Airport and right this moment, it’s predicted the utmost temperature may hit nearly 99F.
But, the prolonged heatwave is inflicting issues for A&E departments as they had been inundated with dehydrated sufferers, whereas commuters on the London Underground sweltered in circumstances which might be unlawful for the transportation of animals.
The Met Workplace has mentioned there’s a 70 per cent likelihood that the UK’s temperature report for July of 98F might be crushed right this moment – or a 30 per cent likelihood of beating the very best ever – 101.3F, set in August 2003.
The AA has warned that roads are turning to ‘chocolate’ within the warmth, whereas Community Rail mentioned tracks had been at risk of buckling within the warmth.
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