Heat wave disrupts transportation in the UK

The intense heat forecast for the UK is causing disruption in transport routes. There are warnings that some roads could melt.

For rail travel, there will be speed restrictions, and First Great Western has cancelled fast trains from London Paddington.

Advice For Travellers

Expect some disruption to transportation. July 1 may be the hottest day on record since records began. Children, elderly, those with breathing problems and those with chronic illness are most vulnerable and should take particular care.