UK temperature exceeds 40C for the first time - Met Office

Heatwave in Britain

LONDON (Reuters) - A temperature of more than 40C (104F) was provisionally recorded on Tuesday for the first time ever in Britain, the Met Office said.

The Met Office said the temperature of 40.2C was recorded at London Heathrow at 11:50 GMT.

(Reporting by Kylie MacLellan; editing by William James)

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