heatwave

From fierce heat to flooding, the highs and lows of the past few weeks send a message to us all.
A quarter of Brits see heatwaves as a good thing without understanding the risks.
From a Paloma to a Passionfruit Martini, and a White Russian with extra ice, have a cool glass of these.
We're told to cover up in the sun, but makeup might be the exception – here's why.
Sweat is not a means of transmission, but you need to take more care with your face mask in the heat.
Lauren O’Connor says she was "absolutely mortified" when a sales assistant in Sainsbury's advised her to pull her shirt down.
Forecasters have warned that temperatures could beat the 37.8C recorded at Heathrow in July.
Hot and bothered? Don't sweat it, we've got you covered with 8 helpful tips to stay cool 😎
Scientists have revealed that the Pacific reefs are in critical danger as the region enters its hottest months of the year. Four years ago a heatwave killed up to half of Hawaii's corals, now early signs of coral bleaching have reached the island's most remote shorelines, a sign that another catastrophic event could be on its way.
The late summer sunshine is a result of warm air being dragged up over the UK from France.
For most of us it's been too hot to handle – but some members of the animal kingdom found superb workarounds.
It’s not just us humans who are feeling the effects of the summer heatwave - the animal kingdom has been having fun keeping cool, from bears taking a swim to tigers munching on some icy treats. With temperatures this year set to be record-breaking, the RSPCA has urged pet owners to take extra care in the heat to make sure their furry friends have plenty of water and shade.
Heatwave smashed the highest-ever temperature recorded in July.
Several temperature records were broken across Europe as a heatwave moves across the continent. While people sought pools and beaches to cool off, authorities in Belgium issued their first ever "code red" alert. High pressure is drawing scorching air from the Sahara desert, leading to the soaring temperatures which have reached over 41 degrees in Paris, 37 in London and 39 in Brussels. According to climate experts, heatwaves are becoming more frequent as a result of global warming from greenhouse gas emissions.
"Cold water shock takes your breath away and can affect the strongest of swimmers."
Keep in touch, keep them relaxed and help them stay hydrated.
'Employers must stick to the legal working temperature in the UK'
So how do you know if your baby is getting enough to drink in these scorching temperatures?
From taking an "educational" trip to a fridge factory to wearing only freshly frozen clothes.