Met Office warns UK to prepare for more weather extremes

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More extreme flooding and hotter temperatures could be on its way in Britain
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More extreme flooding and hotter temperatures could be on its way in Britain

New projections point to record breaking heat and rainfall in the coming years posing costly challenges for health and infrastructure

Britain should brace itself for record breaking rainfall and heat waves that will prove even more extreme than the climate impacts seen in recent years, as climate change inflicts costly damage to health,...

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