Wired – ‘The science of why heatwaves are so dangerous to human health’
Featuring Dr Alexander Kumar
The science of why heatwaves are so dangerous to human health
The exceptional heat that we’re currently experiencing shows no sign of abating. In fact, the Met Office expects that temperatures on July 27 could reach 37 degrees celsius across the south east of England. If everything comes together, there is a slim chance that the UK could record its hottest ever temperature, exceeding the 38.5 degrees celsius recorded in Faversham, Kent in 2003.