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The hot weather being enjoyed across the UK is expected to last until the weekend.
Temperatures will dip mid-week to the low 20s, before soaring again on Friday and possibly lasting until Sunday.
Today London is expected to see the best of the sweltering temperatures while the north of England will also climb to around 28C, finally enjoying the same highs as the south.
A slightly cooler and cloudier midweek, but temperatures are set to soar again by the weekend.
With the hot weather set to last until mid July, keepers at Drusillas Park have been taking measures to ensure the animals remain cool even as the temperatures are rising...
Thousands of people turned out in the heat to support the launch of Yorkshire Wildlife Park's new charity. The hot weather could not have come at a better time as the award-winning attraction celebrated the formation of its own conservation charity on Animal Action Day.
The award winning Park raised more than £10,000 so far - with donations still coming in. While visitors almost cleared stocks of ice creams the animals did their best to cool off from the near 90 degree temperatures.
The country sweltered on the warmest day of the year today as Andy Murray proved himself to be the hottest British tennis player of his generation by making history at Wimbledon.
The mercury reached 29C at Heathrow and Kew Gardens in the capital with much of the rest of the country also enjoying warm sunshine.
Thousands of spectators made the most of the hot weather to watch the men's singles final on giant outdoor screens set up at many locations across the country.
Those who were lucky enough to be at Wimbledon donned hats and used umbrellas to shade themselves from the intense sun.
Beaches up and down the country were also packed, leading to more than 250 call outs to the Coastguard.
The temperature on Centre Court hit 49.8C (122F) in the sun just before the men's Wimbledon final started at 2pm, according to club officials.
Thermometers in London nudged 28.1C (82.6F) yesterday, but those temperatures are set to be put in the shade today as the mercury soars to 30C (86F).
Forecasters predict that most of the UK will be bathed in sunshine, with just a small chance of a shower across the Pennines and Cumbria.
Sunshine and sizzling temperatures, especially over England and Wales, could make Sunday the hottest day of the year so far.
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic will swelter under a relentless heat as they battle it out for Wimbledon supremacy today, as west London is expected to experience the hottest temperatures of the year.
Thermometers at Heathrow and Kew Gardens in the capital nudged 28.1C (82.6F) yesterday, but those temperatures are set to be put in the shade today as the mercury soars to 30C (86F).
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As summer temperatures start to soar the animals at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire have been finding ways to cool off.