The blue 'Privacy settings' box in the bottom right corner is a new legal requirement under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). It can’t be dismissed or hidden as the idea is that it must be easy to access at all times should you wish to change your settings.
Heavy downpours coming
The forecast tells of heavy localised downpours over the next few weeks. So best to tie in your plants vulnerable to breakage, make sure your rain gardens channels are clear, water butts at the ready. It looks like the fixed high pressure weather pattern is changing. Good news for hosepipe bans I would imagine and grass. But with the baked earth, flooding might be bad.