See that wee ‘ah but‘ there? The message for us, once more, is ‘don’t go thinking things are better here.‘ Where does the message come from? It’s Mike Tipton of the Physiological Society (not a meteorologist):
Mike Tipton, the society’s group co-ordinator, said although Scotland is not affected by heatwaves now, this will change over time – and people should be prepared. He said: “The likelihood is that these will spread over more of the UK.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-61838517
Just how northern Britain will somehow get out of its current geographical location, exposed to life-saving North Atlantic blasts is not explained. Mike is a health expert, not a researcher into meteorology. Reporting Scotland’s Joy Dunlop is, presumably, a meteorologist and she disagrees, but only down the page, with:
While BBC Scotland forecaster Joy Dunlop agreed it was best practice to be prepared for extreme weather events, she said it would be unlikely for Scotland to experience a heatwave any time soon. Although temperatures are rising globally, she said, there will still be a marked difference between Scotland and England.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-61838517
Good news for Scotland does sometimes sneak through the Reporting Scotland cultural agenda. Joy will be getting a visit from Lisa Summers.