An “explosion” of unstable air high in the atmosphere has created an “unusually elongated” jet stream which is poised to drag SCORCHING highs in from the Continent and Africa sending thermometers soaring to dangerous levels around the UK. The entire country will swelter in the highest summer temperatures for more than 300 years, putting even The Great Heatwave of 1906 firmly in the shade. The Great Heatwave lasted a week and was the most intense of the 20th Century, with temperatures exceeding 32C (90F) in the UK for FOUR days running.
Hottest August in 300 YEARS on way as jet stream BOILS Britain
The warning that Britain now faces an even WORSE blast comes just days after scientists revealed “highly unusual activity” on the surface of the sun which sent huge solar flares spiralling towards earth. More