Lucy Verasamy savages ‘grumpy’ viewers complaint – ‘Heat is getting to some people’

Lucy Verasamy stuns in a sparkly ensemble for weather forecast

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info

Lucy Verasamy, 42, took to Twitter today and gave her followers an update on the heatwave which has swept much of the UK. The ITV meteorologist shared a weather forecast map that showed parts of England had been issued with an extreme heat warning.

The ITV favourite, who boasts 172,000 followers, tweeted: “Another month. Another heatwave. Temperatures close to +35C for the 3RD time this summer & turning humid.”

Lucy followed up: “A lot of grumpy replies today. Maybe the heat is getting to some people.”

It comes after a slew of social media users took issue with Lucy using the weather graphic as they flocked to comment on her post.

Twitter user, @ChrisVEvans wrote: “Another month, another scaremongering map.”

Lucy replied: “The most overused word of the summer.”

@Londonabstract penned: “Making it redder in colour doesn’t make it dangerous.”

“I didn’t say it was. We’ve had the same colours on our map for years,” Lucy fired back.

@RudolphRucker commented: “Not in the 70’s. It was hot then and in 1990. Just saying.”

Lucy responded: “Huge sensitivity to weather graphics – but only this year. Graphics we’ve used for a decade.”

@Steveo28 said: “Just like 30 years ago when I was a kid exactly how I remember it…wait sorry it was just called summer back then.”

@Scott wrote: “Oh dear, what could it be… erm… oh yes, it’s called SUMMER.”

The ITV weather forecaster then followed up with another post as she warned of humid nights to follow.


James May ‘hospitalised with broken rib as stunt goes horribly wrong'[LATEST]
‘Sad day’ Ellen DeGeneres pens devastated tribute as Anne Heche dies[TRIBUTES]
Sharon Stone, 64, showcases ageless figure in ‘badass’ red dress[PICTURES]

Lucy penned: “Hot & increasingly humid. Muggy, stuffy nights for some of us.”

Twitter user, @Geordie commented: “It’s only 34 [degrees]… it’s summer.”

The meteorologist replied: “I didn’t say otherwise. I mentioned humid & muggy as that can’t be shown on a map.”

Lucy’s post comes after an official drought was declared as low-water levels and dry conditions continue across the UK.

Eight parts of England, including Devon, Kent, East Anglia and Lincolnshire are affected.

Large swathes of England are bone-dry, with scenes of parched earth and grass turned yellow.

It comes as the prolonged dry weather – combined with the current heatwave and July’s record-breaking temperatures – have depleted rivers, reservoirs and aquifers.

The decision to declare a drought was taken after a meeting of the National Drought Group – made up of government and agency officials, water firms and groups including the National Farmers’ Union.

Source: Read Full Article