Science

The only response you need to anyone comparing the 40C heat to 1976

With temperatures forecast to reach an unprecedented 40C and the Met Office issuing its first ever red alert for large parts of the country, the UK has never see anything like it.

And yet there remain plenty of people who suggest it’s all an over-reaction, with the famously hot summer of 1976 a favourite comparison.

Like this person, for instance.

And this is surely the only response you need.

But … 1976!

Just in case you still weren’t convinced …

And also this.

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