The weather will be much hotter than usual for the time of year - the average maximum temperature for July in England is 20.9C (69.5F) - and many parts of the country will enjoy temperatures on par with popular Spanish holiday resorts, forecasters said.
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As summer temperatures start to soar the animals at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire have been finding ways to cool off.