Glasgow’s major roads, railways and hospitals at risk from climate change – study

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Exclusive: Storms, flooding and heatwaves could severely impact the city by 2050, an in-depth study reveals

Vital roads, bridges, rail lines and hospitals in the Glasgow area are at significant risk of being damaged or closed by climate change, a major study has found.

The study, thought to be the most in-depth carried out for any city region in the UK, said that by 2050 the area will be hit by far more powerful storms, by regular heatwaves and by heavy winter flooding, affecting up to 1.8 million people.

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