Health warning ahead of London's heatwave

Public Health England has warned this week's heatwave in the South East could have a "significant effect on health".

The Met Office has declared a level 2 heat-health alert. It's activated when there is at least a 60% chance of temperatures being high enough on at least two consecutive days and into the night to have a impact on health.

The fountains at the Queen Elizabeth Park in Stratford
The fountains at the Queen Elizabeth Park in Stratford Credit: PA

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Health warning for London ahead of heatwave

Public Health England says the heatwave could have a "significant effect on health".