Weather Extreme Heat Warnings in the UK 23 July 2021 While many of us dream of hot, summer days, the reality is that extreme heat in the UK can affect our health and infrastructure, with fatal consequences. As spells of hot weather are set to become more prolonged, more frequent and even hotter, the Met Office has introduced a new warning system for extreme heat. Weather Record-breaking heat in Canada 01 July 2021 Heat, drought, poor air quality, floods and wildfires are expected to worsen with climate change. Western Canada is experiencing all of these in a one week period … while attempting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Weather Heatwaves 28 June 2021 A heatwave is a prolonged period of abnormally high temperatures, relative to the expected conditions at that given time and place. The exact definition varies around the world, but all heatwaves are classed as extreme weather events. Weather Heatwaves - Breaking Records in 2019 24 June 2020 Many parts of the UK are currently experiencing heatwave conditions, which are forecast to continue until at least Friday. So, this week on the Weather Club, we thought we’d take a closer look at heatwaves... In the Spotlight Airborne research into Australian bushfires 11 December 2019 The cockpit of a small aeroplane is the perfect vantage point for an environmental scientist. Weather Wildfires across the Globe 30 August 2019 There have been a number of exceptional wildfires so far this year Weather Let's talk about the weather 27 August 2019 Prof Liz Bentley, Chief Executive of the Royal Meteorological Society, reflects on a busy summer when weather and climate featured heavily in the media Weather Hot Weather FAQs 23 July 2019 Weather An Extreme European Heatwave - June 2019 27 June 2019 An extreme heatwave that has been affecting large parts of Europe this month continues to intensify, as exceptionally hot air is drawn up from North Africa.