A study by the Met Office suggests that hot summers are likely to become more common in the UK by the end of the century.
As temperatures reach highs of 35C in what is set to be Britain's hottest day for nine years, a debate has emerged online prompting the question can you legally break into a hot car to save a dog?
In February 2014 large parts of southern England were flooded - from Surrey to Somerset and beyond. One year on, how are they faring? Move the slider across each image to see what happened.
Britain wakes up to a covering of snow on the ground this morning as temperatures plummet as low as -11C in some parts of the country.
Ice poses the major threat today, although remnants of the snow storms could clip the south east of England, the Met Office says.
Wintry weather is causing hazardous conditions across many roads in Scotland and northern England with "be prepared" warnings of heavy snow still in place.
Snow and blizzards sweep through large parts of Britain, leaving many travellers stranded due to icy conditions.
Trains in and out of King's Cross station are cancelled leading to overcrowding and misery for commuters at Finsbury Park.
On the point just outside Oban a freelance cameraman joins us as we watch the bright red, Norwegian-flagged fishing vessel nose out gently from Oban harbour.