Heat waves, cold periods and torrential downpours: The UK’s future weather

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Links to A2: Global Climate Change (effects). 

British winters are likely to become milder and wetter like the last one but cold spells still need to be planned for, says the UK Met Office.

Summers are likely to be hotter and drier, but washouts are still on the cards, it adds.

The assessment of future weather extremes finds the role of human influence is “detectable” in summer heatwaves and in intense rainfall.

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