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Heating Wave in the UK: Temperatures are set to destroy records
Temperatures continue to grow around the UK as forecasts predict the hottest day in the record. South and East England can see a record 39C (1
02.2F) on Thursday, defeating the highest values of 38.5C since 2003.
Meanwhile, a body has been found after three people have disappeared in various parts of the
Police believes he is a 23-year-old man who has disappeared while swimming with friends near Shadwell Pool in Woping, East London.
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High temperatures have so far been concentrated in southern and eastern England. Pittel in Essex saw 33.5 degrees Celsius while mercury climbed to 32.4 degrees at Heathrow and 31.9 degrees at St James Park in London.
Northern Ireland and West Scotland are the coolest regions with the highest levels in the low 20s.
Estimates say there is a 60% chance that the highest temperature record will be discontinued on Thursday. also issued a yellow alert for lightning storms, which is expected to affect most of England and southern Scotland from 16:00 on Thursday and last in the early hours of Friday morning. , with 48,000 lightning strikes.