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Summary: A bookmaker has cut the odds on record-breaking Adj. 1. record-breaking - surpassing any previously established record; "a record-breaking high jump"; "record-breaking crowds"
best - (superlative of `good') having the most positive qualities; "the best film of the year"; "the best solution"; "the best time for
 temperatures as Britain is preparing for a heatwave heatwave nola de calor

heatwave nvague f de chaleur

heatwave nondata di caldo 

A bookmaker has cut the odds on record-breaking temperatures as Britain is preparing for a heatwave.

Ladbrokes reduced the odds of the mercury rising above the highest temperature ever recorded in the UK from 8/1 to 7/1.

Thermometers reached 38.5C (101.3F) in Kent in 2003, but the figure could be beaten this year.

Spokesman Robin Hutchison said: "If the forecasters are to be believed the thermometer thermometer, instrument for measuring temperature. Galileo and Sanctorius devised thermometers consisting essentially of a bulb with a tubular projection, the open end of which was immersed in a liquid.  could hit treble treble, highest part in choral music, thus corresponding in pitch to soprano, but associated with the voice of a boy or a girl. The term appeared in 15th-century English polyphony, probably as an anglicization of the Latin triplum,  figures more times than England's batsman this summer.

"A nationwide gamble could seriously burn the bookies and see profits evaporate e·vap·o·rate
1. To convert or change into a vapor; volatilize.

2. To produce vapor.

3. To draw or pass off in the form of vapor.


The Met Office has issued a "heat health" warning for next week, with night time temperatures in some areas due to remain as high as 18C (64.4F).

It is expecting some of the hottest days of the summer so far and said there is a 60 per cent chance of temperatures reaching 32C (89.6F).

The Department of Health said the elderly and young children were most at risk from heat stroke in hot weather.

It advised staying out of the sun, avoiding going out in the hottest part of the day and strenuous stren·u·ous  
1. Requiring great effort, energy, or exertion: a strenuous task.

2. Vigorously active; energetic or zealous.
 activities, and drinking plenty of water.

Rachel Vince, forecaster for Meteogroup, said the warm weather will last until Wednesday and beyond.

She said: "It continues through the first half of the week, very warm and very muggy mug·gy  
adj. mug·gi·er, mug·gi·est
Warm and extremely humid.

[Probably from Middle English mugen, to drizzle; akin to Old Norse mugga, a drizzle.
. We might see temperatures picking up to 30C by Wednesday. It's not going to be wall to wall sunshine, showers will break out in the afternoon.

"The most prone areas are through the central part of the country, as showers develop over land at this time of the year.

"But most parts of the UK will see some sunshine."

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Date:Jun 28, 2009
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