Britain declares ‘national emergency' because of heat
- Britain recorded its hottest day with temperatures forecast to hit 40°C for the first time.
National emergency In Britain
- Britain's government triggered a "national emergency" alert as temperature will surpass 38.7°C.
- National rail network urged passengers not to travel unless necessary.
- Metro network imposed temporary speed restrictions and urged commuters to stay at home.
- Heat caused flights to be diverted.