English Channel tragedy: Asylum seekers deserve better than this shameful blame game, says Rebecca McQuillan

THE average water temperature of the English Channel in November is around 13 degrees Celsius. Water is 24 times more thermally conductive than air, so the human body cools far more rapidly in water than on land.

English Channel tragedy: Asylum seekers deserve better than this shameful blame game, says Rebecca McQuillan
THE average water temperature of the English Channel in November is around 13 degrees Celsius. Water is 24 times more thermally conductive than air, so the human body cools far more rapidly in water than on land.