Richard Jones has been taking a closer look after firefighters were called to blazes at seven thatched cottages in Hampshire and Dorset. His report includes interviews with Dan Tasker from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service and master thatcher Jason Morley.
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Sunny spells and sharp showers this afternoon but feeling pleasantly warm
Thundery rain clearing for a dry and sunny afternoon
Mostly dry with sunny spells throughout the day. Some isolated thundery showers are possible in Kent this morning and feeling fresher