Bedford named hottest place in the UK (so far)

Here is an achievement to work up a sweat over - Bedford has been named as the hottest place in the country on the hottest day of the year.

Thursday, 25th July 2019, 1:15 pm

Temperatures of 34.4°C have been reported - or 94°F.

Fortunately we are still a few degrees below the hottest-ever day recroded in the UK, when Faversham in Kent reached a (frankly terrifying) 38.5°C.

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