Summer heatwaves in the UK are up to three times more frequent today than they were in 1878, a study has shown.
Holiday giant Tui has shrugged off a summer heatwave hit to its tour operator and airlines division to report a 10.9% rise in annual earnings, but it warned “challenging” trading will continue.
Thames Water has warned of a no-deal Brexit threat to clean water and confirmed talks with the Government as the sector seeks to safeguard supplies after the UK leaves the European Union.
Thames Water has blamed the Beast from the East and the summer heatwave for a surge in water leaks and supply disruption as it reported a plunge in half-year profits.
Climate change made this year’s summer heatwave around 30 times more likely than it would be under natural conditions, the Met Office has said.
Sizzling heatwaves are likely to be a feature of the global climate for at least the next four years, say scientists.
Parts of England have spent the equivalent of around two months of 2018 without any recorded rainfall.
A spike in deaths resulting from Britain’s summer heatwave “can’t be ruled out yet”, an expert has claimed.
The price of some supermarket fruit and vegetables has gone up as the effects of the heatwave combined with the cold spring flow through to shop shelves.
After a sweltering hot summer, the UK could see warmer-than-average temperatures in the autumn, according to the Met Office.
As the country continues to sizzle in the hot weather – with temperatures expected to climb to 31C in some areas – keeping cool is proving trickier than imagined.
A Dundee man got the surprise of his life when he saw his house being struck by lightning.
Heatwave deaths in the UK are set to soar if nothing is done to curb greenhouse gas emissions, research has shown.
Climate change made the ongoing heatwave gripping much of northern Europe more than twice as likely to occur, scientists have said.
The effects of the heatwave gripping the UK and Ireland are clearly visible in this new video made by the European Space Agency.
The heatwave that hit the UK in the summer of 1976 was one of the longest in living memory and triggered the most significant drought for at least the last 150 years.
A bin lorry has sunk into a hole in a town centre road after the summer heat melted the asphalt.
Dundee is set for more searing sunshine this weekend – but it’s not just the mercury that’s rising.
The mercury broke through the 30C barrier as Tayside enjoyed one of the hottest days of the year.
Satellite images from Nasa show a cloudless Ireland as the country continues into its fourth day of the heatwave.