In Pictures: Cooling down as temperatures edge up

The UK was enjoying another balmy day, with the prospect of temperatures hitting a record for the time of year.

But thunderstorms were forecast for the evening, with a yellow severe weather warning covering most of England, Wales and Scotland from 6pm on Tuesday until 9am on Wednesday.

Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Bank holiday changes
Bank holiday changes
Bank holiday changes
Bank holiday changes
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Royal visit to Wild Place Project
Royal visit to Wild Place Project
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019
Summer weather July 23rd 2019