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Melting glaciers 'threaten UK'

Melting ice in the Arctic could end up costing Britain billions of pounds. Leading scientists have told ITV News that the country needs to prepare now for the increased threat of flooding caused by rising sea levels.

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Is Arctic climate change causing extreme weather here?

After a record cold March and the lowest recorded April temperature in the UK for a century just last week, the Met Office has told ITV News that the causes need to be investigated as a matter of urgency.

ITV News science editor Lawrence McGinty has made the rare journey to the heart of the Arctic to investigate the theory that shrinking sea ice levels are linked to record low temperatures in Britain:

Watch Lawrence McGinty's full report on ITV News at 6.30pm and 10pm tonight.

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