Likelihood of 40C temperatures in UK is ‘rapidly accelerating’

Such deadly heat may become regular occurrence later this century, scientists find

The likelihood of the UK experiencing deadly 40C temperatures for the first time is “rapidly accelerating” due to the climate crisis, scientists have found.

The research shows that such searing heat could become a regular occurrence by the end of the century unless carbon emissions are cut to zero. Global heating has already made UK heatwaves 30 times more likely and extreme temperatures led to 3,400 early deaths from 2016-19.

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Source: theguardian
Likelihood of 40C temperatures in UK is ‘rapidly accelerating’