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Avoid the sun – warning as Crawley to be hit with highest UV levels



With temperatures predicted to reach at least 30° today in Crawley there is an additional warning for those looking to spend time outside.

The UV index is there to inform people of the levels of UV during the day so that action can be taken to prevent harm to your skin.

The index starts at 1 and goes to up to it highest level of 8 in the UK which is very high and most dangerous. But reaching level 8 is very rare.

Today at around 1pm the Met office us predicting the UV levels in Crawley to reach level 8 with temperatures continuing to increase into the afternoon.

After a sweltering day there is the strong possibility of thunderstorms from late afternoon going on into the evening.

The advice for today is to keep out of the sun where possible, stay hydrated and keep your pets cool and hydrated.


Crawley could experience four days of thunderstorms from Monday



Severe thunderstorms are expected to bring some relief from the stifling weather over the next four days across Crawley.

Most of the UK has been given a yellow warning by the Met office for the thunderstorms.

But whilst there will be four days of the storms, the actual locations and timings of them have ‘significant uncertainty in location and timing’.

Despite the storms coming the heat wave will continue through till the middle of the week before it slowly starts to cool down from thursday.

This will mean a very muggy week ahead for most people with spells of variable cloud but followed by long sunny spells.

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