Two drown during heatwave as UK temperature to hit 33C  

Sunbathers pack the beach at Barry Island, south Wales, on Monday.Temperatures in much of Britain are forecast to soar to more than 30C (86F) on Tuesday – and possibly even higher on Wednesday – as the country enjoys its longest continuous spell of high June temperatures since 1995.

However, two people have drowned in the last 48 hours of the heatwave, as crowds headed for beaches, pools and rivers. A teenager drowned on Monday evening while swimming at Greenbooth reservoir in Rochdale. Read more HERE

Published on 20/06/2017 @ 19h09   | |