go

Heatwave warning extended across South East

Warning in place until tomorrow [Thursday] morning

William Walker

Reporter:

William Walker

Email:

william.walker@newburynews.co.uk

Contact:

01635 886641

Heatwave warning extended across South East

A heatwave alert issued for the whole of London and the south east yesterday [Tuesday] has been extended from a level 2; yellow warning, to a level 3; orange warning.

The warning for very high temperatures across the area is in effect from Wednesday at 9am until Thursday at 9am.

High daytime temperatures are predicted for Newbury and the surrounding area, with highs of 27 degrees forecast locally.

The Met Office is advising: “Stay out of the sun. Keep your home as cool as possible – shading windows and shutting them during the day may help.

“Open them when it is cooler at night. Keep drinking fluids. If there’s anybody you know, for example, an older person living on their own, who might be at special risk, make sure they know what to do.”

For full advice on how to stay safe in the sun visit www.nhs.uk/summerhealth 

Leave your comment

Share your opinions on Newbury Weekly News

Characters left: 1000

News

What makes people in West Berkshire so happy?
News

What makes people in West Berkshire so happy?

New statistics reveal West Berkshire residents are the most satisfied in the county

 
Turnpike motorbike blaze suspected arson
News

Turnpike motorbike blaze suspected arson

Vehicle found on fire at garage block

 
News

Shaw residents to forge links with Ghanaian village

 
News

REVEALED: Causes of serious collisions on the A34

5comments