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Mercury rising makes us sizzle

People soak up the sun on the beach at Southend-on-Sea Credit: PA

Sizzling Britain basked in the warmest temperatures of the year, with the prospect of the mercury rising even higher tomorrow.

Across the South and South East temperatures soared with many heading for the beach and lighting up the barbecue.


Temperatures are predicted to reach 30 degrees at Heathrow, while in Oxford it could reached 28 degrees.



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