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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.

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Met Office lowers heat health warning for many

The Met Office has lowered the heat health warning across much of England to a yellow level 2 warning, urging people to be "alert and ready".

Most of England has a heat health warning of yellow level 2. Credit: Met Office

Both Wales and the North East England regions have been issued the lower green level 1 warning.

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