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Forty degree heat waves are coming to Britain

Unprecedented heat waves are expected in the UK in the summer, even if global warming is maintained at 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels, British experts warned on Thursday.

MTI writes that the highest temperature ever measured in the UK was 38.7 degrees Celsius, which was recorded on 25 July 2019 in Cambridge.

The planet is already suffering from extreme temperatures caused by global warming of 1.1-1.2 degrees, he warned in the release of the UK 2020 Climate Report Liz Bentley, Director General of the Royal British Meteorological Association.

If we add 0.3 degrees to this, the heat waves will be even more intense, forty degrees in the UK, which we have never seen before, and with one and a half degrees of global warming, this will not happen only once or twice, but incessantly.

Said the expert.

Mike Kenton, The author of the climate report, in a report to the BBC, called forty degree heat waves in the UK as a real danger, emphasizing that climate change is already having an impact on the island country, which is in other parts of the world.

According to a British climate report released on Thursday, 2020 is the third warmest, fifth wettest and eighth sunniest year, and the first of the top ten in all three indicators. The average winter temperature was 5.3 degrees, 1.6 degrees higher than the average in 1981-2010.

24 Monday Wrote about itHospitals and pipelines in London were flooded by torrential rains. In the British capital, emergency treatment has been suspended at at least two major hospitals. Due to the unusually rainy weather, there were also traffic problems in many places.

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