UK Heatwave

'Most Extreme Ever' Weather Event Made It Feel Like Almost 70C In Iran Yesterday

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

A city in Iran felt like it was 68C (154F) on Thursday after a freak combination of extreme humidity and temperatures created conditions which are bel...

There's More Heatwave To Come (But Not For The Grim North)

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK

The saying "It's grim up north" has never been truer. Last week temperatures soared to 35C across the UK and the heatwave is set to continue... but...

26 Signs That British Summertime Is Here

Katy Wright | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Wright

The sight of a wasp/bee/hornet makes you convulse and scream on impact like a deranged psychopath. You add a can of Raid to your weekly shopping order and feel mighty powerful taking out half of the insect population with one lingering blast of the can.

A Quite Spectacular End To Britain's Record Hot July Day

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK

Yesterday may have been the hottest day on record since 2006 and the hottest July day ever recorded, but last night saw huge thunderstorms hit parts o...

If You're Wearing Sunglasses Then You Should Probably Read This

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK

Temperatures have risen to 36C during a sizzling heatwave that has mercilessly swept through Britain. [That's a heatwave so severe trains are being ca...

Will YOU Survive The Heatwave? Take Our Quiz To Find Out...

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Comedy

We don't know if you've heard but there's a heatwave going on, and the UK is collectively unable to cope with the soaring temperatures. Whether yo...

Oh The British, Heatwave

Elfa Wilmot | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents
Elfa Wilmot

Growing up in Northern California, I was used to plenty of sunshine. But people are not so lucky in the UK. And when the weather gets hot, they go a little crazy. And by 'a bit crazy', I mean CRAY-ZEE. And Brits keep talking about the sun having its hat on, whatever that means.

How to Get a Toddler to Sleep in a Heatwave

Yvette Lamb | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents
Yvette Lamb

I love summer, of course. Everyone loves summer: spending more time outside is good for us and there is always more to do. Then, during the five or so days a year of 'proper summer' - AKA heatwave territory, things ramp up a gear and we get to feel like we're on a foreign holiday at home - for free - amazing!

Virgin Cancels Trains Because Of Heatwave

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK

Virgin has cancelled 20 trains because of the rocketing temperatures as a heatwave sweeps across the nation and commuters brace themselves for what is...

14 Ways To Keep Your Baby Cool In Hot Weather

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents

You probably know by now that today is the hottest day of the year, bringing 35C temperatures to England, and the warmest weather since 2006. But f...

Emergency Measures Introduced To Combat Men Who Remove Their Shirts In Public

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Comedy

David Cameron announced new emergency measures on Wednesday to counter a disturbing trend of men removing their shirts in public at the slightest sigh...

Think We've Got It Bad? These Are The Hottest Countries In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK

In Britain an somewhat unprecedented heatwave has seen temperatures march towards 35C - but some countries might regard that as a cool breeze. Some...

No Beach Break For Young Girl Who Is Allergic To Sand

PA | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents

While other people are rushing to Britain’s beaches this week to bask in the heat, Sarah Quinnen said she will not take her 10-year-old daughter Ame...

10 Tips to Survive the Heat with Toddlers and Babies (#mostlygin)

Helen Wallen | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents
Helen Wallen

Drink plenty of water. So you can enjoy the moment your toddler gives you the three second warning that they NEED A WEE RIGHT NOW, RIGHT NOW MUMMY, NOW as you're in the middle of breastfeeding, on a pebble beach, with about 90% of the world's baby equipment spread out on a picnic blanket in front of you, at least half a mile from any kind of public loo...

How To Stay Cool In This Blistering Heat (These Tips May Surprise You)

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK

Britain is sweltering in the heat as temperatures are expected to reach 35C. If you aren't a fan of the heatwave or you just want to sensibly enjoy...

How The Hottest Day Of The Year Will Likely Cause Chaos For Commuters

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK

Scorching temperatures on what is now officially the hottest day of the year are likely to cause travel chaos as the sweltering heat expands rail trac...

Britain is Braced for Soaring Temperatures, But Are Your Pets Set to Suffer?

Elaine Pendlebury | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Pendlebury

I've seen so many pets become affected by the soaring temperature. One case sticks in my mind - an Old English Sheepdog that had been left outside a shop. My team of vets and nurses had to work together to save his life and we were lucky - the dog lived. But I've also seen pets that weren't so fortunate.

Stay Safe With The Huffpost UK Heatwave Survival Guide

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Comedy

In case you haven't been outside, seen your Facebook feed, watched the television, read a newspaper or spoken to literally anyone, THERE'S A HEATWAVE....

Tomorrow's Forecast Temperature Is Only 3C Off An All Time Record #Heatwave

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK

• 28.1C (83F) recorded at London's Kew Gardens at 1pm • Wednesday could see mercury nudge 35C (95F) • Trains are being cancelled amid fears t...

Wimbledon #HeatWave Has Created Huge Sexism Row

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Tomorrow's Forecast Temperature Is Only 3C Off An All Time Record #Heatwave As Britain is enveloped in the sweaty embrace of a heatwave it ...

Hotter Than Hawaii! Britain To Sizzle In 35°C Heatwave

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK

• Mercury could tickle 35°C in Greater London • 'Level two' heatwave warning in place • Tennis fans take heed: Wimbledon is set for a scorc...

12 Of The Best Places To Be In London During A Heatwave

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

1. Go for a swim at Kings Cross Pond Club It's not just an another lido, it's an art installation you can swim in. The 40 metre natural pool is the U...

Pakistan Government Receives Billions of UK Aid but Fails To Stem 1,000 Deaths From Heatwave

Sayed Bukhari | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK
Sayed Bukhari

If this happened in the UK there would be a national outrage but in Pakistan there is something of a twisted inevitability to this kind of disaster which is becoming almost an annual occurrence in recent times.

The Indian Heatwave Is So Blisteringly Strong It's Causing The Roads To Melt

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK

No that isn't your eyes playing up, India is enduring such a severe heat wave some of its roads are actually melting. At time of publication, 1,4...

5 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

Anja Brierley | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anja Brierley

In Ayurveda summer is associated with Pitta and its qualities of heat and the element of fire. Although we need fire to digest, transform and metabolise, too much fire can literally cause burned-outs, anger, stress, heat rash and heart burn. When the external fire, the sun, is excessively hot we can try to create balance by reducing other sources of heat and embracing cooling practices.