UK weather: late August bank holiday weekend is hottest on record

Temperature hits 31.6C at Heathrow, beating 2001 record, and is expected to rise furtherA new record has been set for the hottest late August bank holiday weekend in the UK after temperatures reached 31.6C (88.9F) at Heathrow.It follows the...

UK weather: late August bank holiday weekend is hottest on record

Temperature hits 31.6C at Heathrow, beating 2001 record, and is expected to rise further

A new record has been set for the hottest late August bank holiday weekend in the UK after temperatures reached 31.6C (88.9F) at Heathrow.

It follows the highest ever UK temperature recorded last month at Cambridge University Botanic Garden, where the mercury hit 38.7C.

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