Temperatures in England set to top Turkey and Spain

Temperatures in England are set to reach the highest so far this year today, with many parts beating Portugal, Turkey and Spain.

London and areas of Essex will experience temperatures of 27C, possibly rising to 28C.

Parts of England are set to be hotter than Portugal, Turkey and Spain. Credit: PA Wire

The prediction means England will be warmer than Faro in Portugal, Barcelona in Spain and Istanbul.

Tennis fans still moping over Andy Murray's Wimbledon exit have been told to expect a warm, dry day at the All England club.

The positive temperatures are set to continue into Friday, before cooler conditions set in this weekend.