It is officially the hottest day of the year so far after the mercury rose close to 30C (86F).
A temperature of 29.7C (85.46F) was recorded in Charlwood, Surrey – close to Gatwick Airport – this afternoon.
It beats the previous highest temperature of 29.3C (84.74) which was recorded in Achnagart, in the Highlands, on May 25.
Forecasters are still waiting for today’s final temperatures which may soar even higher and reach 30C. http://news.sky.com/story/964231/weather-hottest-day-of-the-year-so-far