“London urged to prepare for killer heatwaves that could melt roads”

June 2014: The Evening Standard reports that “Heatwaves that could kill hundreds of people and melt roads are expected to hit the UK every other year within the next few decades, experts warned today. The Met Office urged London’s authorities to plan for the conditions.”

The report follows an evidence session at City Hall at the London Assembly Environment Committee asking ‘Can London cope with severe weather events in the future?‘ where experts from  Committee on Climate Change the National Centre for Atmospheric Science, the Met Office, and the Environment Agency gave evidence to the Committee – all of which can be viewed here.

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