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Sizzling start to Bank Holiday with Norfolk seaside hottest in England

Cromer and the north Norfolk coast has been the hottest place in England on Saturday. Credit: Graham Custance

It has been a sizzling start to the Bank Holiday weekend with temperatures soaring to 27°C (81°F) on the north Norfolk coast making it the hottest place in England.

Despite a brief period of thundery rain crossing the Anglia region on Saturday morning, the temperature reached 27°C at Weybourne in Norfolk at 1pm. It was 26.7°C at nearby Cromer.

It is the hottest day of the year in the Anglia region and the warmest since it reached 30°C on 15 September 2016.

An average day in late May would normally see temperatures peaking at 17-18°C.

The weather will cool off slightly over the rest of the Bank Holiday weekend and the Met Office has issued a weather warning for the risk of more thundery downpours on Sunday night.

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Anglia Weather: UV Levels will be high on Friday

Credit: Picture sent in by Jo Clarke

Anglia Weather: UV Levels will be high tomorrow and will reach 7. The highest the UK normally experiences is 8.

The UV index forecast identifies the strength of the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun at a particular place on a particular day, allowing you to take the necessary precautions to help reduce the impact of UV on your health.

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Welcome respite for gardeners as rain finally arrives

It's been widely reported that rainfall has been in short supply across the Anglia region this spring, but on Wednesday the heavens finally opened.

Overnight, we had twice as much as we'd previously had in the whole of May which was welcome news for gardeners among others.

The rain isn't expected to last though, with more settled conditions expected to return next week.

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