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There are more showers on the way for some but by the weekend there is some respite
The summer solstice is the longest day of the year. This year in the Northern Hemisphere it falls on Friday 21st June. BBC Weather's Stav Danaos looks at the science behind the phenomenon.
The skies above Eastbourne were lit up for about an hour.
The melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled over the last 40 years, scientists say.
Chennai's severe water shortage has forced restaurants to shut and the city to scramble for solutions.
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