Britain sizzles as temperatures rise
THE UK is expected to get even hotter with temperatures predicted to reach a sizzling 32C (89.6F).
Records were set in both England and Wales on Sunday, and the mercury climbed even higher on Monday.
Temperatures were expected to stay high today for most of the UK, after possible thunderstorms in the south east and London.
The long range forecast for next weekend suggests spells of rain or showers are likely for many areas, with temperatures easing back closer to normal.
Forecasters also warn that some heavy rain or thunderstorms are possible.
Tens of thousands of people headed for beaches over the weekend with roads busy on coastal routes.
Saturday had marked the hottest day of the year for all four nations, and the hottest day since records began for Northern Ireland with 31.2C (88.16F) recorded in Ballywatticock, in Co Down,