– As the “hottest year ever” rolls on, Scotland braces for icy weather – in July (Ice Age Now, July 29, 2015):
“Yes, it may be summer… But brace yourselves for an icy blast coming Scotland’s way,” reads the headline.
“As this summer shapes up to be one of the worst on record for rain, parts of the Highlands could be set for an icy blast overnight from tomorrow into Thursday.
“Temperatures could plummet as low as 4C through the night in rural parts.
“Stornoway is among these places expected to experience the coldest weather.
“Shetland will also see temperatures dip to 7C overnight and the cold weather is expected to persist on Friday night into Saturday morning, with overnight temperatures forecast to stay at 5C across much of the region.”
Thanks to W Khan for this link
“Perhaps NOAA should take some inspiration for its “hottest year ever” advisories from the title of the article as summers get even chillier in the years ahead,” says Khan. “They would probably go something along the lines of :
“Its still the hottest year ever,just try & avoid freezing to death from the icy summer weather we’re having.”