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Carol Kirkwood - 'Could have health implications' Carol Kirkwood issues warning over 'unprecedented' heat - - Spain - Britain - France
'Could have health implications' Carol Kirkwood issues warning over 'unprecedented' heat
Carol Kirkwood expressed her concerns in a series of tweets about the "unprecedented" conditions.Scenes on the news saw forest fires raging through France and trains catching fire in front of terrified commuters' eyes in Spain today - but Carol has made it clear that the havoc is not limited solely to Europe. "In all my years presenting the weather I have never before mentioned a temperature of 40 Celsius anywhere in the UK," the 60-year-old exclaimed."This is unprecedented heat @BBCBreakfast xxx" she added to her over 237,000 Twitter followers.Carol's tweet was just one of several addressing the extreme temperatures as they ripped through the UK today."Tomorrow could be even hotter than today," she warned ominously."The highest temperatures are likely in the East Midlands, East Anglia, and eastern England."We could see temperatures in excess of 40 Celsius @BBCBreakfast xxx."Meanwhile she told Britain to exercise caution overnight as the heat was expected to soar."Tonight temperatures for some may not fall away lower than 20°.This too could have some health implications," she explained.Carol added that the intense heat was unlikely to fall away until Wednesday.On Twitter, @jw47714 played down her concerns, challenging: "What about the summer of 1976? Didn't get any worrying news or advice then. Just got on with the normal."However @andyoakes countered: "We had a minister of drought, we had widespread crop failures and 20% excess deaths.
Naga Munchetty - Naga Munchetty reacts to BBC co-star's health update leading to unexpected work absence -
Naga Munchetty reacts to BBC co-star's health update leading to unexpected work absence
Naga Munchetty, 47, has taken to social media to react to her BBC colleague Sally Bundock's latest health update.Sally has been absent from BBC News for some time after a knee operation, with her spending the last six weeks recovering.Sally has been posting weekly updates to Twitter sharing the progress as she recovers from her knee operation to repair her ACL, MCL and meniscus.She took to Twitter in view of her 40,600 followers to post a picture of her leg along with a heartfelt update confirming her proposed return to work date.The BBC presenter penned: "Recovery: week 6 almost done."I'm seeing the consultant tomorrow and hoping I can downgrade from this strict knee brace and return to work on Monday #fingerscrossed."Many social media users took to the posts comments, including Naga who celebrated the good news with the presenter.Naga wrote: "OOH - Fingers crossed Sal xx."Sally's replacement, Victoria Fritz, also commented: "You have been missed Sally! Xx."To which Sally replied: "Thank you and thank you for doing such a marvelous job #liveatfive.So many early mornings."Naga's heartfelt comments come after the presenter took to her BBC Radio 5 Live yesterday to plead with listeners.The BBC Breakfast presenter was discussing the theme of lending and borrowing on the show, and decided to share one of her own anecdotes.She said: "I have a boxset of the West Wing - which is an amazing series."And I leant out series one, and I’ve never had it back."I have haunted all my friends, asking them - accusing them, basically - of having it."And no one's admitted to it, so I ended up having to buy the series one DVD, which doesn’t match in the box set."She added: "It bothers me no end, because I like things very neat and tidy."So,