Temperatures soared in the South today. Heathrow recorded one of the highest temperatures, at 36.7 degrees celsius (98.6 degrees fahrenheit).
But the warmth came with warnings for the most vulnerable people and calls for people to use sunscreen.
Emma Wilkinson reports:
From Faversham to Portsmouth - your photos recording the hot temperatures across the region today.
So how hot is it across Wales? Well official weather temperatures show we're basking in summer conditions not seen for ten years.
The Met Office has today issued a Level 3 Heatwave Alert for the South East Region