Heatwave to peak before storms

Today is set to be the hottest day of the year in London, but thunderstorms are to end the heatwave this week, with the threat of flooding in areas.

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Level 3 heat warning issued for London and south east

The Met Office has extended the heat health warning over London and the south east, with the warning raised to an amber level 3 warning, as temperatures are expected to soar today.

A level 3 amber warning means that social and healthcare services are required to take action for high-risk groups including the elderly and babies and young children.

Level 3 Heat warning issued for London and south east England. Credit: Met Office

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