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Temperatures set to soar again

Temperatures are set to soar again by the weekend, as Britain still continues to enjoy the warm weather.

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Hottest day of the year expected as Britain sizzles

Sizzling Britain is expected to record the hottest temperatures of the year today, with the prospect of the mercury rising even higher tomorrow. The heatwave is forecast to continue into next week.

Forecasters said highs of 27C (80F) were measured in pockets of England early this afternoon, a shade off the year's record: 27.2C at Heathrow on June 30.

Charmaine and Steve Scutt from Brighton relax in the sun at Torkington Park in Stockport. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Tennis fans cover up in the sun during day twelve of the Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Tennis fans wear hats in the sun on Centre Court as they watch the Ladies' Singles Final at Wimbledon. Credit: Adrian Dennis/POOL Wire/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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