Today is the hottest day of the year until now following record temperatures of 28C last night at St James’ Park in central London, according to the Met Office.

Maximum highs of 30 ° C are likely.

By Friday, temperatures will be a few more degrees, before dropping at the weekend.

In El Aaiun, Western Sahara on Thursday or Friday, for instance, it may not reach more than 28 degrees, the Mirror reported.

Weatherzone weather expert Tomasz Schafernaker said: “Well we will certainly be turning up the heat over the next few days.

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