This July is the hottest for nearly 400 years with Britain set to become deathly hot.  Forecasters have said the country is experiencing record temperatures after the mercury soared to 32C today. The Met Office said the run of boiling weather is “certainly” not ending, saying it will carry on for at least another 40 days.

It is predicted tomorrow will see a 32C heat blast of tropical air, making it the 23rd day in a row that temperatures have climbed above 27C. Heatwaves like this have claimed numerous lives in the past, with at least two people dying due to boiling temperatures last summer. However, not all of the UK will be roasted, with Scotland forecast some rain in the next month. READ MORE