Heatwave health warning extends to north west

Heatwave health warning extended to western England. Credit: Met Office

The Met Office has extended the heat health warning over north western England, yesterday the warning was raised to an amber level 3 warning in Southwest and West Midlands.

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Britain's hottest day since 2006

Temperatures have reached 33.5 celsius at Heathrow - not only making today the hottest of the year, but also the hottest day since 2006.