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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Temperatures could hit 34C this afternoon

We could see top temperatures this afternoon of 34C, which is into the 90s in Fahrenheit.

But the hot and humid weather will lead to some ferocious thunderstorms across many parts of the UK.

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