In Pictures: More fun in the sun as Britain basks in bank holiday heatwave

Sunseekers are enjoying Britain’s hottest August bank holiday weekend.

Woman on Bournemouth beach
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The previous best late August bank holiday temperature before this weekend was 31.5C (88.7F) at Heathrow in 2001.

Sunseekers at Bournemouth beach
Temperatures were tipped to reach as high as 33C (91.4F) (Adam Davy/PA)

Temperatures were still climbing when the previous record high was broken as 31.6C (88.9F) was recorded at Heathrow at about 1pm, the Met Office said.

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A woman shelters under a coat during a punt ride
A woman shelters under a coat during a punt ride along the River Cam in Cambridge (Joe Giddens/PA)
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