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Fire crews put a 200 metre cordon in place at an industrial unit in Milton Keynes to cool a heated gas cylinder.
An area around Dunsby Road in Redmoor was shut off as more than 20 firefighters dealt with the incident.
Dunsby Road and Grafton Street were closed as part of the cordon.
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Torrential thunderstorms have started to break out in parts of the Anglia region sparked by the longest June heatwave for two decades.
The heavy rain and lightning is affecting parts of Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire but the storms are expected to spread eastwards into Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain and thunderstorms which is in place until 1pm.
With a maximum temperature of 34.5°C (94.1°F) at Heathrow airport, Wednesday was the hottest June day since the famous summer heatwave of 1976.
Overnight minimum temperatures at Cromer in Norfolk fell no lower than 20°C in the early hours of Thursday, which is the average daytime temperature for June.
Highest temperatures in the Anglia region on Wednesday 21 June 2017
- 31.7°C in Woburn, Bedfordshire
- 31.5°C in Harpenden, Hertfordshire
- 31.1°C in Stowe, Buckinghamshire
- 30.3°C in Northampton
- 30.1°C in Cambridge
- 29.9°C in Bedford
- 29.5°C in Wittering, Cambridgeshire
- 28.7°C in Marham, Norfolk
- 28.7°C in Santon Downham, Suffolk
The UK has seen its hottest June day since the long hot summer of 1976 as the temperature at Heathrow airport reached 33.9°C this afternoon.
Not quite so hot in the Anglia region but it was 30.7°C at Woburn in Bedfordshire at 4pm.
Not only has it been the hottest day of the year so far it has also been the hottest summer solstice on record beating 31.7°C set in London in 1936.
Temperatures at 4pm in the Anglia region on Wednesday 21 June 2017
- 30.7°C in Woburn, Bedfordshire
- 29.9C in Harpenden, Hertfordshire
- 29.6°C in Stowe, Buckinghamshire
- 29.4°C in Cambridge
- 29.3°C in Bedford
- 28.9°C in Wittering, Cambridgeshire
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