The hottest temperature ever recorded in the United Kingdom was 38.5 ° C (101.3 F) recorded in Faversham, Southeast England in August 2003, according to the Met Office.
The most hot day of recording is Britain. academics are calling for names of heat waves to ensure that the associated hazards are clearly communicated to the public.
"The Meeting Office should do more to warn people of the dangers of heat waves and have to give names to the heat waves as it does for the winter storms," the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment in The London School of Economics and Political Science said on Tuesday
He added: "The government and its agencies, including the Office of Meetings, should lead the way in dealing with the increasing dangers of heat waves and other impacts of climate change, so that the British public is better informed and can to protect. "
The government does not raise this issue but also risks encouraging the media to continue to underestimate these risks in their coverage and continue to be preventable deaths," Ward warned.