Heatwave Warning Increased For North-West

Heatwave warnings have been increased in the north-west and decreased in the south-east.

The Met Office has raised the waring to level three in north-west England, while warning in the south-east and London have been reduced to level 2.

The remain at level 3 for the South West and the West Midlands.

The warning alerts healthcare services to help those in high-risk groups such as the elderly and young children.

Level three alerts are triggered when threshold temperatures have been reached for one day and the following night, and the forecast for the next day has a greater than 90% confidence level that the day threshold temperature will again be met.


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