Highest Temperature Recorded At 40C in Britain

21 July 2022 00:41

Britain shattered its record for highest temperature ever registered, on Tuesday, amid a heat wave, that has seared swaths of Europe. And the national weather forecaster predicted, that it would get hotter still, in a country ill-prepared, for such extreme heat.

Tourists tried to keep cool in London, on Tuesday, as figures from the met office recorded, 40 point 2 degrees celsius, or 104 point 4 degrees fahrenheit.

The nation was urged to restrict travel,  to stay at home, and many businesses were closed. Before tuesday, the highest temperature recorded in Britain was 38 point 7 celcius, or 101 point 7 fahrenheit set in 2019.