Londoners bask in sunshine as Met Office predicts heatwave

The Met Office has warned that a heatwave is on its way as temperatures are predicted to soar into the high 20s this weekend.

Temperatures could reach 33 degrees by Tuesday (12 July) after a weekend of warm, dry and settled weather.

People basked in the sunshine on Friday (7 July) as much of the UK enjoyed balmy conditions.

A level three health alert has been issued for next week, with weather experts urging vulnerable members of the public to take extra care in the heat.

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