Storms sweep in as temperatures cool

The Met Office said 34.7C was recorded in Tibenham, Norfolk, on Friday but the early development of thunderstorms had suppressed temperatures and kept them below Thursday’s high of 35.3C. A Met Office yellow warning for thunderstorms remains in place for the east of England until 02:00 BST and the east…

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Heat brings five-hour Channel Tunnel delays

Temperatures in east Kent are currently at 29C, according to BBC weather forecaster. One driver said they had recorded 44.1C in a car. Report End of Twitter post by @IanDubbleU Image copyright @Hampton Image caption People have been delayed for more than three hours People waiting in the Folkestone boarding…

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