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Tag: hot weather

  • Saturday, June 29th 2019 - 09:40 UTC

    Europe “roasting” under a sweltering heat wave

    The new record makes France the seventh European country to have a plus 45-degree temperature: Bulgaria, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Greece and North Macedonia

    Europe was bracing itself for a sweltering Saturday as the heat wave continued across the continent. The Meteo-France weather service lifted its red warning but forecast a “very hot day” across a large central band of the country with the mercury expected to rise to 42 degrees Celsius in some parts.

  • Tuesday, April 23rd 2019 - 08:32 UTC

    UK four nations with hottest Easter Monday on record, Met Office says

    Temperatures hit 24.2C (75.6F) in Kinlochewe in the Highlands, 23.6C (74.4F) in Cardiff and 21.4C (70.5F) in Armagh.

    It has been the hottest Easter Monday on record in all four nations of the UK, the Met Office has said. England reached the highest temperature with 25C (77F) recorded at Heathrow, Northolt and Wisley.

  • Monday, April 22nd 2019 - 08:25 UTC

    Easter Sunday with record temperature in the UK

    The good weather brought people in droves to beaches, parks and other outdoor attractions, while people queued to reach the top of Snowdon and Pen y Fan

    Three of the UK's nations have recorded their highest ever Easter Sunday temperatures, the Met Office has said. Scotland's peak was 23.4C (74F), in Edinburgh, while that same temperature was also the high point in Wales - coming in Cardiff. Northern Ireland beat a 95-year-old record when the mercury hit 21C at Helen's Bay near Bangor.