‘I heard someone from the Met Office on the radio predicting that a new temperature record for the UK might be set in the north of England, rather than in the more normal south-east. Would this be a success for the government’s levelling up policies?
Wick, Vale of Glamorgan
“Some say the world will end in fire / Some say in ice / From what I’ve tasted of desire / I hold with those who favour fire.” Apologies to Robert Frost, but for me right now, “ice … would suffice”.
West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire
Why is a member of the Queen’s Guard required to stand in full sun in all those clothes (Monday’s best photos, 18 June), apparently unable to move even to get a drink of water? Is this not criminal negligence?
Great Barford, Bedfordshire
Current record temperatures, while extremely alarming, conjure up memories of the wonderful Caroline Aherne on The Fast Show. Might our weather presenters also soon be delivering a never-changing forecast of “Scorchio!”
Given the dire warnings, I’m disappointed. I had expected the temperature chart on your weather pages to add a funereal black at 40C.
Is the British heatwave being fuelled by hot air from the Tory leadership contest?
Is somebody checking if Prince Andrew has been sweating?