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Father’s Day set to be hottest day of the year so far in Suffolk

PUBLISHED: 11:32 18 June 2017

Sunshine on Aldeburgh beach - Chris and Jane Linford, Jan and Ken Garratt. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Sunshine on Aldeburgh beach - Chris and Jane Linford, Jan and Ken Garratt. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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Suffolk is set to bask in temperatures of up to 32 degrees Celsius (89.6 Fahrenheit) today - with forecasters predicting even higher temperatures tomorrow.

'A great day for the ice cream sellers'. Phil, Veronica, Tilly and Louis Clarke in Felixstowe. 
Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN 'A great day for the ice cream sellers'. Phil, Veronica, Tilly and Louis Clarke in Felixstowe. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The hottest temperatures are set to be felt inland towards the west of the county.

Weatherquest forecaster Phil Garner said: “We will see temperatures into the low 30s this afternoon.

“The coast will be a little bit fresher with on-shore sea breezes and temperatures nearer 22 and 23 degrees.

“If the heat is a little much for you, the coast is the place to be.”

Summer sunshine. 
Left to right Chloe Veal, Emily Dersley, Daniel, Jacob. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Summer sunshine. Left to right Chloe Veal, Emily Dersley, Daniel, Jacob. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

However, he warned that the hot temperatures could bring with them the chance of rain showers later in the afternoon in west Suffolk.

“Tomorrow is almost a repeat performance,” he added. “It looks as though it’s going to be hot once again.

“We could see temperatures of 33 degrees Celsius (91.4 Fahrenheit) in the western side of the county.

“Again, if that’s too much for you, head over to the coast.

“It’s going to be a great day for the ice cream sellers, so they say.”

How will you be enjoying the sunshine today? Send your hot weather pictures to newsroom@archant.co.uk

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