This is how people have been lapping up the heatwave across the UK


In case you haven't noticed, it's been quite warm today. And as it happens, lots of people have been out and about enjoying the balmy temperatures, which peaked at 33.5C in Oxfordshire.

People lapped up the sun rays on Brighton beach.

People enjoy the hot weather on Brighton beach

Some people couldn't quite hack the 30C heat in London's Southbank.

A man enjoys the hot weather

Torquay beach in Devon was packed with people trying to make the most of the gorgeous sunshine.

People enjoy the warm weather on the beach in Torquay, Devon

Here's Hastings, East Sussex, looking all picturesque in the sunshine.

A general view of the coastline in Hastings, East Sussex

This was the sweltering scene at Scarborough beach.

A young girl enjoys a donkey ride on Scarborough beach

Green Park, London, was awash with people lapping up the sun.

Sunbathers in Green Park, London

It's not just humans who have been loving the spot of sunshine - this ring-tailed lemur dug into a refreshing snack at Blair Drummond Safari Park.

A ring-tailed lemur at Blair Drummond Safari Park