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Britain under heatwave, these are the orders not to risk life

Britain under heatwave, these are the orders not to risk life

Britain is bracing for its hottest day ever with temperatures forecast to reach 40 degrees Celsius.

People have been urged not to board trains, stay off the streets, avoid hospitals and check on sick or lonely neighbors.
Life-threatening high temperatures hit the UK on Monday and Tuesday, breaking records.
The heatwave, which has already killed more than 1,000 people and led to devastating fires in some places, is expected to cause some schools to close
Rail bosses have told people not to travel, while Network Rail has taken the unprecedented decision to close 184 miles of track on the East Coast Main Line on Tuesday, which runs through areas expected to be hit by the hottest temperatures.

There will also be speed restrictions on the service run by 21 rail operators, amid concerns the tracks could buckle in the extreme heat.

Motorists are also being urged to take care, with the warning that tires could burn and burst from the extreme heat today and tomorrow.

Britain might be hotter than Delhi and the Sahara desert today.

The BBC is even predicting that the village of Rauceby in Lincolnshire could see temperatures peak at 44C on Tuesday.