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Since 1979, #Arctic sea ice minimum extent has declined on average by ~87000 km² per year. @neilrkaye @metoffice #climate data scientist & #dataviz expert shows the yearly decline of Arctic sea ice mapped over Europe to give a sense of scale. Watch Weather Studio Live today 1pm..
The cold front bringing tonight's #rain is connected to a deep area of low pressure that will bring unsettled conditions for the end of the week 🌬️☔️⛈️
❗ Breaking news ❗ We have broken our maximum July temperature record Was 36.7 °C Now 36.9 °C at Heathrow, London We may still break the all-time UK record of 38.5 °C Follow @phe @age_uk for advice on actions to take during the hot weather #heatwave #UKHottestJulyDay
Here's a look at global temperature from 1861 to 2018. Note how temperature varies and then rapidly accelerates at the end ↗️. Find out more about what a rise of 1.5°C might mean to the planet here #IPCC #climatechange