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UK health agency issues new heat alert warning for England

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UK health agency issues new heat alert warning for England

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Alert comes as south-east England goes 144 days with little to no rain, the longest in half a centuryThe UK Health Security Agency has issued a second warning of the summer as England has been placed on a level 3 heat health alert.

The alert comes as south-east England goes 144 days with little to no rain, the longest in half a century, according to Met Office statistics.

Looking out for those who may struggle to keep themselves cool and hydrated – older people who may also live alone, and those with underlying conditions are particularly at risk.


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Author / Journalist: Gemma McSherry

Category: Nation Politics

Topics: UK weather Health Climate crisis Environment Met Office Extreme weather England

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Sentiment: Negative

Fact Checked: Legitimate

Article Type: News Report

News Source URL: theguardian.com

Readership Location: United Kingdom

Published Date: 2022-08-08, 22:11:30

News Timezone: GMT +8:00

Language: English

Original Article Length: 1063 words

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