Thurrock and the south east are experiencing high temperatures which look like they will continue until Thursday (22 June) when fresher contentions will spread across the country.
The Met Office has raised the alert level to three for much of the country, including Thurrock, meaning there’s a 90 per cent probability of Heatwave conditions over the next few days. Temperatures are likely to reach the high 20s and low 30s during the day and will also remain high at night. Keep up to date with the latest on the Met Office website.
High temperatures can be dangerous, especially for:
- The elderly;
- The very young;
- People with chronic or long-term medical conditions; In particular very hot weather can make heart and breathing problems worse.