While British summers may still be described as three fine days and a thunderstorm, it's more important than ever that we understand the mechanisms that cause the UK's hottest weather to be followed by its most violent thunderstorms.
Sleep and heat are not friends. In fact, our bodies need a cool environment in order for the best sleep. As a guide, 15-18 degrees centigrade (59-64 Fahrenheit) is the range you want your room temperature in. The following tips may help when that's just not possible due to particularly warm summer days.
Sadly, each year we continue to hear devastating stories of dogs being trapped in baking cars, many of whom die as a result. Many people still believe that it's fine to leave a dog in a car if the windows are left open, or they are parked in the shade. But the truth is that leaving your dog in the car for even a few minutes is gambling with their life.
You probably know by now that today is the hottest day of the year, bringing 35C temperatures to England, and the warmest
It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Britain is set to be a writhing mass of pasty limbs as we hurtle to the hottest
Unlike many types of cancer, skin cancer is greatly affecting our young population. It's now one of the most common types of cancer in people between the ages of 15 to 34. And young people's behaviour in the sun, such as that captured by the Teenager Cancer Trust research, has got a lot to do with this.
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Britain will be hotter than Barbados today. But don't panic. Just turn off all the lights, close the curtains, and hide under
When a spot check was done of the British public to see what factor SPF sunscreen they should be using, the answers included
Temperatures will drop back to a more normal spring level this week, forecasters said, after parts of Britain enjoyed their