Channel Islands: Extreme Heat Warning Continues

The Channel Islands are enduring a second day of high temperatures after records were broken on Monday.

Jersey’s new environment minister said the States must prioritise the way people adapt to climate change after a high of 38C (100F) was recorded in St Helier on Monday.

The previous record for the islands was 36C (96.8F) in 2003.

Guernsey came close to matching its record on Monday and is expected to peak at 28C (82.4F) on Tuesday.

Jersey also hit its hottest recorded night time temperature reaching 25.5C (77.9F), beating its previous record of 22.3C (72.1F).

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