Climate change: UK summers could be over 5C warmer by 2070
27 November 2018
n its first major update on climate change in almost 10 years, the Met Office has warned of significant temperature rises in the decades ahead according to BBC News reports
The UK Climate Projections 2018 study is the most up to date assessment of how the UK may change over this century.
It says that under the highest emissions scenario, summer temperatures could be 5.4C hotter by 2070.
The chances of a summer as warm as 2018 are around 50% by 2050.