UK Heatwave

Elderly People Who Use Electric Fans Could Be Harming Their Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Elderly people who try to keep cool with electric fans could be doing their health no favours, according to a new study. Researchers found that using...

Heatwave Temperatures Are Here But Will They Last The Bank Holiday Weekend?

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK

Unless you’re living in your own private microcosm you’ll have noticed the UK is experiencing something of a scorcher. On Wednesday, heatwave temp...

How to Protect Your Skin in a Heatwave

Seena Seka | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

British summer time can be disappointing but the forecasters are predicting a heatwave this August - with tropical temperatures on the way!

What Not to Wear to a Gig

Isabel Maguire | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Isabel Maguire

I saw The Libertines live for the first time this summer. I thought I had missed my chance to experience the Libs the way God intended-in a tiny pub with one hundred sweaty indie kids-but just as I was about to tap my Oyster Card at Finchley Road I got a call from my friend, Josh. "Where are you? If you're already on the train you're going to kill yourself."

Expert Reveals What To Look For In A Good Sun Cream

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Buying sun cream can be a minefield. You have to choose the brand, SPF and then there’s the whole dilemma of choosing between spray and lotion. And...

Woman Locks Herself In Hot Car To Show How Distressing It Is For Dogs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An animal lover has proved you shouldn’t leave your dog in a hot car by filming herself shut a vehicle. On Facebook, Jess Ritchie said she was insp...

12 Weird Things Brits Do During A Heatwave

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s safe to say the hot temperatures are playing havoc with our brains. All etiquette has gone out of the window and suddenly we have no qualms abo...

12 Tweets That Sum Up How Ungrateful British People Are When Summer Finally Arrives

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

After a long and gloomy winter, you would’ve thought we’d welcome a heatwave with open arms; finally able to use those pub gardens and that one pa...

7 Ways To Keep Cool When You're Pregnant

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Parents

Summer is finally here, and while we are all pleased we can leave our umbrella at home for the first time in months, the sun brings it’s own set of ...

11 Tips For Keeping Cool At Night During A Heatwave

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Summer is here, bringing with it scorching days and humid nights. While we welcome the hot weather after a long and dreary winter, the stuffy nights c...

10 Things To Do In London During The Heatwave

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Summer’s finally here! If you’ve got a few days off work to enjoy the sunshine and you’re spending those days in London, then we’ve got some ...

'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 Cox | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Cox

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 01.07.2016 | 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 01.07.2016 | 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 30.03.2016 | 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 05.05.2017 | 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...