day of the year sees temperatures of 85°F
Burnham-On-Sea area experienced its hottest day of the year so
far on Wednesday (July 1st) as the heatwave sent temperatures
reached 29.7°C (85.46°F) at 3.31pm in Burnham, exceeding
the previous record of 28.8°C
on Tuesday this week.
from the Met Office say after a brief respite with cooler weather
and storms over the next few days, the hot conditions will return
enjoyed the balmy weather by paddling and swimming in the sea
on Wednesday evening.
Met Office spokesman said: "Although temperatures are expected
to dip slightly on Thursday, we are confident they will rise again
from the South on Friday and Saturday. It looks like warm and
humid spells of weather could continue into next week with temperatures
remaining above average in places throughout this period."
Health England is continuing to remind people to be aware of the
health risks of hot weather, saying the elderly and very young
in particular should take extra care.
Pictured: Paddlers enjoying the warm weather with a cooling
dip this week