RSPCA rescue crews from Dorset were called out to rescue horses trapped in a flooded field at Christchurch. They worked for more than four hours to cut through fences - often in water that was coming up to their waists. Eventually all the animals were led to drier ground.
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Wednesday's lunch-time weather for the east
Wednesday's lunchtime weather for the west
From Faversham to Portsmouth - your photos recording the hot temperatures across the region today.