Hottest day of the year

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.

Temperatures around the Anglia region at 3pm on Tuesday 24 July 2012 Credit: Met Office

The previous hottest day was Monday when it reached 28C in Cambridge and Santon Downham, Suffolk.