The region basks in the hot weather

The temperature in the region over the next few days is expected to top 30 degrees Celsius. While it is good news for some, others are being warned to take care in the hot temperatures - so how are we dealing with the hot spell?

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Temperatures soar in the South East

The South East has basked in the hottest day of the year so far and the scorching sun is set to keep temperatures some 10 degrees above the average for this time of year.

There are concerns about the elderly - and other vulnerable people in the heat and UV levels are reaching as high as Cyprus and Gibraltar.

But this heatwave is great news for the Kent and Sussex tourist trade.

Abigail Bracken visited Margate earlier today.

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