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Health authorities issue Amber alert as temperatures soar

As the September heatwave stretches into its sixth day, with no break in the weather yet forecast, the NHS has been inundated with requests for health advice. With temperatures up to 33⁰C expected to continue this weekend, the UK Health … Continue reading

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Hotter than Cairo – but 100 Croydon residents left without water

Around 100 residents, including families with young children, living in a new tower block in Croydon Old Town have been left without any water supply since just after 8pm last night – on one of the hottest days, and night, … Continue reading

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Croydon among areas worst hit by deadly climate change

Croydon is one of the areas at highest risk of being worst affected by the extreme heat, according to research conducted at the University of Manchester for Friends of the Earth. A national emergency has been declared in “Blowtorch Britain”, … Continue reading

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The NHS’s ‘top tips’ for families to stay safe in the heatwave

With temperatures in London and the south-east expected to soar above 30 degrees on Friday, the local NHS has issued a set of guidelines and advice to help you and your family ending up in hospital. People are being admitted … Continue reading

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