The headline rate of retail price index inflation also rose to 3.3% in June, from 3.1% in May, the Office for National Statistics confirmed.
The underlying rate of retail price index inflation increased to 3.3% in June, from 3.1% in May.
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Cloud and outbreaks of rain will ease away eastwards during the morning, clearing the east coast around midday with sunny spells developing.
Police and emergency services are attending the scene.
Rebel-held east remains at risk while the pumping station supplying the western part of the city is once again in operation.