Londoners warned not to travel on Monday or Tuesday due to extreme heat

September 04, 2022

© Provided by Metro Temperatures on the tube could become unbearable during the heatwave (Picture: Getty; LNP)Londoners are being urged not to travel on Monday and Tuesday, when temperatures are expected to hit 40°C in the capital. Now, Transport for London (TfL) is advising passengers to only travel for ‘essential journeys’. TfL has said it will work hard to keep as many services running as possible using ‘enhanced’ inspections to mitigate the impact of the extreme weather. However, most Underground lines do not have air-conditioning and temperatures can regularly get to the high twenties on many lines during the summer months. Get your need-to-know latest news, feel-good stories, analysis and more by signing up to Metro's News Updates newsletter