Ken Goodwin Reports after the hottest day of the year so far in many parts of our region, and even warmer here than in some of Europe's hotspots.
After one of the wettest April's on record, among those celebrating the sun's arrival is the region's tourism industry.
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Taking a little while to clear but by mid-morning its sunny everywhere.
This will clear away by the afternoon and sunshine will return.
People living near Compton Bassett advised to keep windows and doors shut overnight after a large fire at a landfill site.