The UK is officially hotter today than Marbella as the nation basks in a heatwave.
Today is officially the hottest day of the year, in a welcome ‘mini-heatwave’ just in time as people move from lockdown to lesser restrictions.
Yesterday saw 26 degrees celcius in the country, however, today has reached highs of 27 degrees in the capital close to the 28 predicted by meterologists.
Heathrow in south-west London was labelled the hottest place so far with a high of 27.8 degrees.
Marbella hit a high of 27.2 degrees celcius this afternoon whilst Alicante hit a high of 26.3 degrees celcius.
Today in the UK is predicted to be the highest peak of a 3 day heatwave with temperatures predicted to be slightly less from tomorrow until the end of the weekend.
The highest temperature ever recorded in the UK was 38.5 celcius, recorded in Faversham, Kent, in August 2003.
The highest temperature ever in Spain was recorded at 46.9 celcius n Cordoba, in July 2017.
Athens, Greece holds the highest ever European temperature at 48 degrees celcius in 1977.