Beaches, parks and beer gardens are flooded with heat waves on Independence Day.
Temperatures started rising yesterday and reached 28C.
Today’s high of 28C is expected – it will be even hotter with 31C in the rankings tomorrow and Monday when Govt restrictions are lifted in the UK.
A Meteorological Office spokesman said: ‘Many parts of the UK are likely to meet the heat wave criteria in the coming days.
“Temperatures rise day by day over the weekend, reaching medium to high temperatures on Saturdays and Sundays.
“Some places in the center and south will reach 30 degrees Celsius on Saturday and some places 31 degrees Celsius on Sundays and Mondays.”
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This is the first time temperatures have entered the 1930s this year.
Extreme heat in the Azores will break today’s previous record of 29.7 C in Tettington, southwest London, on June 14.
Meteorologist Andy Page said: “High temperatures are expected until next week. “
A heat wave warning from the Public Health UK (PHE) is due until Tuesday.
PHE asked people to keep their homes cool, drink plenty of water, and stay out of the sun from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the sun’s UV rays are strong.
Spokesman Dr. Owen Landek said: “Most tips for overcoming heat are common sense and for many, warmer climates are something they really enjoy.
However, for some, such as the elderly, basic health conditions and young children, the summer heat can pose real health risks.
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“That’s why we ask everyone at risk to keep an eye on those you know. “
PHE also reminded members of the public not to leave anyone in a closed and parked vehicle, especially infants, small children or pets.
The hot weather will last until Monday, also known as Independence Day, and after almost a year and a half the Govt restrictions will be lifted.
Rule Six will eventually be removed from the home, and table service at community distances and pubs will be left behind.
Masks are becoming an option in many places, and large-scale events such as festivals, concerts and nightclubs are coming back.
Beauty spots were already busy yesterday, including the turtle door sand in Dorset.
Coastal travelers have also cooled off the coast of Barry Island in South Wales, where most restrictions are expected to be lifted next month.
Three-year-old Dilli Bosbrook and her mum Alisha from Keekley, West York, play in the fountains near Bradford.
Meanwhile, members of 360 Allstars did backflips at the London Wonder Ground event at Earls Court