New record for hottest ever August bank holiday as mercury passes 31.6C

This weekend has been a record breaker, with the hottest temperature ever recorded in the UK for the late bank holiday.

The Met Office recorded 31.6C at Heathrow at 1pm, just an edge hotter than the previous record of 31.5C set at the same location in 2001.

Temperatures were still climbing and could reach 33C today, smashing the previous highest temperature record.

The late summer sunshine, as a result of warm air being dragged up over the UK from France – comes at the...
source: Metro

2019-08-25 17:59
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