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Climate change driving UK's extreme weather due to industrial society

Climate change driven by industrial society is having an increasing impact on the UKs weather, the Met Office

Climate change

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Aug 2020 9:20 AM GMT

LONDON: Climate change driven by industrial society is having an increasing impact on the UKs weather, the Met Office has said. Its annual State of the UK Climate report, published by the Royal Meteorological Society on Thursday, confirmed that 2019 was the 12th warmest year in a series from 1884, reports the BBC. It showed that UK temperatures in 2019 were 1.1 degrees Celsius above the 1961-1990 long-term average. Although it does not make the top 10, the report sayd that 2019 was remarkable for high temperature records in the UK. There was also a severe swing in weather from the soaking winter to the sunny spring. "Our report shows climate change is exerting an increasing impact on the U," the BBC quoted Mike Kendon, lead author of the report, as saying. (IANS)

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