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KILLER HEAT is an article, published on a Wednesday in 1995 by Robert Bliss and Amanda Pettet for the Daily Express. It covered the heatwave in Great Britain in 1995.

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Britain sizzles on fifth day of heatwave as hundreds suffer from exhaustion

KILLER HEAT

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This year's scorching summer became the subject of a health warning yesterday amid fears it will kill many people. The Met Office issued its first-ever Level 3 Heat-Health Alert after confirming that Britain is in the grip of a "major heatwave". This follows two days when temperatures rose above 90F in London and slightly less in the rest of the country.

In sharp contrast, fierce thunderstorms brought flash flooding and destruction to large areas from Manchester to London.

Our scorching summer became the subject of a health warning yesterday amid fears it will kill many people. The Met Office issued its first-ever Level 3 Heat-Health Alert after confirming that Britain is in the grip of a "major heatwave".

This follows two days when temperatures rose above 90F in London and slightly less in the rest of the country. In sharp contrast, fierce thunderstorms brought flash flooding and destruction to large areas from Manchester to the Cotswolds.

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