The summer weather is finally getting hotter with temperatures expected to rise close to 30°C so how should we cope in a heatwave?
As summer temperatures start to soar the animals at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire have been finding ways to cool off.
The Anglia region's had its hottest day of the year with temperatures up to 30C.
Temperatures in the Anglia region have again soared to 29°C/84°F. It stays hot inland in the Anglia region on Thursday although it will be a little cooler nearer the east coast.
Remaining dry overnight with clear spells at first, but mist and low cloud developing, especially near the coast, with perhaps a few fog patches forming inland. A humid, muggy night. Minimum temperature 14°C/57°F.
On Thursday it will be dry with sunny spells developing inland after a cloudy start in some places, and becoming very warm again. Much cooler near the coast with mist and low cloud lingering at times. Maximum temperature 27°C/81°F.
Met Office weather forecast for the East of England
Early mist or fog patches clearing, but perhaps some mist developing on the Norfolk coast later. Another sunny day and becoming hot and humid inland, but remaining cooler along the coast. Maximum temperature 29°C (84°F)
The highest temperature recorded in the Anglia region on Tuesday was 29.8°C (85.6°F) at Rothamstead near Harpenden in Hertfordshire.
With temperatures soaring across the region, it is now officially the hottest day of the year so far in the Anglia region. Temperatures have topped 28C (82F) at a number of locations across the Eastern Counties and it's possible they could climb a little higher.
The previous hottest day was Monday when it reached 28C in Cambridge and Santon Downham, Suffolk.