Heatwave set to continue in the East

Sunseekers enjoying Hemsby beach in Norfolk at the weekend Credit: ITV News Anglia

The heatwave is set to continue in the East after sizzling temperatures at the weekend.

The Met Office issued an alert after it topped thirty degrees on Saturday - the hottest day of the year so far.

And if it doesn't rain today, Saint Swithins Day,legend says we could be in for a further forty days of dry weather.

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