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The Heat Is On

by | 5th, August 2003

‘FOR readers who do not live in the UK, we are pleased to report that Britain yesterday enjoyed its third day of sunshine in a row.

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In a country where a single day of sunshine constitutes a summer, this is officially defined as a heatwave and, with the forecast set fair, hacks have been scurrying to the record books.

Not only would another nice day tomorrow be the longest period of unbroken sunshine Britain has enjoyed since 1825, but the papers think it could even be the hottest day ever.

‘The sizzling temperatures are tipped to peak at 37.2 degrees C (99F),’ says the Express, ‘edging out the previous record of 37.1 degrees C (98.8F) set at Cheltenham

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