Temperatures to top 35C across Suffolk and Essex

Harvey enjoying the paddling pool at Bourne Park. PICTURE: RACHEL EDGE

Harvey enjoying the paddling pool at Bourne Park. PICTURE: RACHEL EDGE - Credit: RACHEL EDGE

Suffolk and Essex are set to continue to swelter this week – and the mercury is set to hit 36C.

Aria with her ice cream in the park. PICTURE: RACHEL EDGE

Aria with her ice cream in the park. PICTURE: RACHEL EDGE - Credit: RACHEL EDGE

Tuesday saw temperatures climb to around 32C or 33C in places with the hottest temperatures being felt in west Suffolk and parts of Essex.

Out towards the coast temperatures remained lower, only reaching the mid 20Cs.

Overnight, temperatures only dropped to around 19C with forecasters having warned of a chance of isolated thunderstorms, again in the west of the region.

There will be similar temperatures on Wednesday of around 32C or 33C with the better weather moving across to the eastern side of the region.

The paddling pool at Bourne Park on Tuesday afternoon. PICTURE: RACHEL EDGE

The paddling pool at Bourne Park on Tuesday afternoon. PICTURE: RACHEL EDGE - Credit: RACHEL EDGE


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Thursday is still expected to be the hottest day of the week with temperatures of 36C possible in Suffolk and across north Essex.

In south Essex, it could be even hotter with forecasters predicting up to 38C.

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Forecasters say that the sudden spike in hot weather has been caused by warm air coming up from Spain and the Mediterranean.

Darcy and Ivy in the pool in Bourne Park. PICTURE: RACHEL EDGE

Darcy and Ivy in the pool in Bourne Park. PICTURE: RACHEL EDGE - Credit: RACHEL EDGE

Felixstowe will be roasting this week as the school summer holidays start with sunshine Picture: SAR

Felixstowe will be roasting this week as the school summer holidays start with sunshine Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

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