Click video. It's the longest spell of hot weather for seven years and there's no sign of it ending - just yet. Good news for many, with tourist attractions across the South having a bumper season.
But for others the tropical temperatures are taking their toll. Coping with the heat throughout the day and with little respite at night is bordering on unbearable. And for some there's simply no escape, as Martin Dowse explains.
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Monday morning's weather for the east of the region
Monday morning's weather for the west of the region
A person has fallen 40ft down a cliff and spent the night in undergrowth before their cries for help were heard by a member of the public.