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15th Jul 2022

Red extreme heat warning: What it means and how worried you need to be

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There’s a 50 per cent chance temperatures will hit 40C

A red weather warning has been put in place for the first time ever in the UK, as temperatures are forecast to hit 40C next week.

Met Office announced the extreme heat warning on Friday, adding that Brits could face severe impacts as a result of the unprecedented heat.

Here’s everything you need to know about it:

Met Office advice on staying safe during the heatwave

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