In pictures: Britain sizzles as record heatwave approaches
Predicted high temperatures have prompted warnings from officials.
16 July 2022
Britons have made the most of the hot weather as forecasters warned of potentially unprecedented temperatures to follow next week.
The Met Office has forecast dry weather in Wales, the Midlands, the South East and south-west England as temperatures could jump to 31C in most places on Sunday, when an amber extreme heat warning comes into force.
Saturday kick-started the beginning of the heatwave, with Heathrow Airport and Kew Gardens, in west London, recording the highest temperature of 29.1C.
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