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Hottest day of the year expected

The Met Office has predicted that today will top yesterday's scorcher and become the hottest day of the year with temperatures expected to reach 28C in some areas.

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Britain set for hottest day of the year

Temperatures in Britain are set to top yesterday's scorcher with parts of the country reaching 28C, the Met Office have said.

Sunbathers in St James' Park in Central London enjoying the weather yesterday. Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The Greater London area or Southampton are predicted to be the hottest.

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