Two flood alerts have been issued today following heavy rain across the north and north-east.
Temperatures are expected to drop over the weekend as rain and wind brings an end to the June heatwave.
Hail stones the size of £2 coins have hit parts of northern England as thunderstorms and torrential rain continue to sweep across the UK.
A warning for heavy rain has been issued for the north-east.
Thunderstorms and torrential rain are forecast to sweep across the UK, bringing an end to a week of blazing sunshine and scorching temperatures.
Drivers are being warned to take extra care on the roads as thunderstorms are expected to bring torrential rain to parts of the UK overnight.
North-east residents took to the beach today as temperatures soared.
The UK has basked in the hottest day of the year so far but beachgoers are being warned to stay away from part of the south coast after thousands flocking there caused a major incident to be declared.
A flood alert for the north-east has been issued.
Scorching temperatures saw the mercury rise to 30 in parts of the UK before midday but thunderstorms are expected to bring downpours and lightning strikes to the western half of the country.
A warning for thunderstorms in the north-east has been updated by the Met Office.
Thursday could see the UK’s hottest day of the year with scorching temperatures forecast to rise even further.
Soaring temperatures across the UK will be followed by thunderstorms and torrential rain over coming days, forecasters have warned.
Scorching temperatures saw the UK officially record its warmest day of the year so far after a heat health alert was issued.
The Met Office has issued a thunderstorm warning for the north-east.
Experts are warning about the health risks of heatwaves as temperatures continue to climb across the country this week.
The country is braced for a June heatwave as temperatures are set to climb into the mid-30s this week.
London is likely to be hotter than Ibiza in the coming days, according to the Met Office.
Forecasters are warning of more heavy rain and thunderstorms after some parts of the country were hit by flooding.
Flash flooding in the north west of England has left roads and shops submerged after heavy downpours struck the region.
Rainbows and lightning were caught simultaneously in a “powerful” weather phenomenon on Saturday.
Boris Johnson has urged the public not to start gathering indoors as the weather worsens – warning it could undermine the progress made by the coronavirus lockdown.
Cloud and cooler temperatures are hitting Britain after days of hot weather.
Temperatures are expected to drop to as low as 10C after days of hot weather around the UK.
The weekend’s sunny weather, which saw crowds of people flock to beaches and beauty spots across England ahead of lockdown restrictions being eased on Monday, will continue into the beginning of next week, forecasters said.
Temperatures sizzled at more than 21C in the north-east this weekend as residents enjoyed their first full weekend of eased lockdown restrictions.
The warm weather is set to continue over the weekend as north-east residents take their first steps out of lockdown.
The UK has recorded the sunniest spring since records began in 1929, the Met Office has said.
People have been enjoying the sunshine as lockdown eases on the warmest day of the year so far in Scotland.
Heavy rain and gusty winds could hit parts of the country on Thursday after sun-seekers enjoyed the hottest day of the year so far.