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Enjoy this glorious sunshine… after Covid, we deserve it

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For most of us, this heatwave is a blessing, not a curse

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Hot stuff: People enjoying the sun at Helen’s Bay beach in Co Down. Credit: Liam McBurney/PA

Hot stuff: People enjoying the sun at Helen’s Bay beach in Co Down. Credit: Liam McBurney/PA

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Hot stuff: People enjoying the sun at Helen’s Bay beach in Co Down. Credit: Liam McBurney/PA

Yes, it’s hot. So what? You’d think we were facing imminent meltdown, the way that some meteorologists are carrying on.

The weather app on my smartphone considers the unusually fine weather to be a full-scale emergency. “Disruption due to extreme high temperatures for Northern Ireland!” it blares, with a forest of exclamation marks.


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