Heatwaves, thunderstorms cause Wildfires in UK


The UK is experiencing heat waves due to high temperatures and thunderstorms, but extreme hot water is coming to an end with thunderstorms. In other parts of England, rain is expected on Monday.

Rain has started falling in parts of north-west England on late Sunday whereas Temperature fell due to rain in Scotland and Nothern Ireland on Sunday.


Experts warned that this year-long period of rain would be needed in parts of England on Friday to end the drought. The land has been left parched and rugged due to heat which would lead to flash flooding.

During July’s heatwave, the recorded temperature of 40C topped the first time in the UK, but extreme heat has lasted longer.

The temperature reached as high as 34.1C in Charlwood, Surrey, whereas Edinburgh experienced heavy thunder and rain on Sunday.

A meteorologist at the Met Office, Dan stroud, said that the air is becoming unstable due to High pressure and low-pressure dominance.

Dan Stroud said that they have some very high ground temperatures. He said it does not take too much for air to become even more unstable for thundery showers to develop fast.

Police of Lincolnshire reported that a teenage boy had died on Saturday in the sea and Skegness due to flocking of people on the beaches as temperature prompted.


The heatwaves and hot weather have also led to wildfires around England, from New york Moors National Park to Dorset on south Corset.

“We’ve had 745 wildfires this year, which has gone up to 150 just last week. Last year, we had 27 across the 12 months”, said Mark Hardigham from the National Fire Chief Council.

The country’s police force said that two men, 44 years old from Boston in Lincolnshire, were arrested for allegedly damaging after the fire broke out in Norfolk.

On Sunday at about 11:40 am, disposable barbecue called a small fire Emergency Services had been called Baswey Country park near King Lynn.

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