PICTURES: Fun in the sun in Doncaster - but storms and floods could be next

Fun in the sun at Sir Nigel Gresley Square in Doncaster. Sobhia Kornejeva, three, having fun in the water fountain.
Fun in the sun at Sir Nigel Gresley Square in Doncaster. Sobhia Kornejeva, three, having fun in the water fountain.
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Doncaster families have been enjoying fun in the sun - but storms and flash flooding could arrive today.

These pictures show how people across the borough enjoyed the record temperatures as the borough saw its hottest day of the year co-inciding with the start of the school summer holidays

Fun in the sun at Sir Nigel Gresley Square in Doncaster. Pictured are Emily Thompson and Karen Sinden.

Fun in the sun at Sir Nigel Gresley Square in Doncaster. Pictured are Emily Thompson and Karen Sinden.

Sobhia Kornejeva, aged three, had fun fun in the water fountainat Sir Nigel Gresley Square, which helped many cool down yesterday.

Destiny Lowther, six, Jack Lowther, five, Sharon Mcilvaney, and Laura Marsh made the most of the weather by getting out and about in Town Fields, as our pictures show.

But the hot weather yesterday also caused problems with the railways, with many trains cancelled at Doncaster station, and others running well over an hour late because of the heat.

Today’s weather is forecast to peak at 26C this evening.

Fun in the sun at Town Fields in Doncaster. Pictured are Destiny Lowther, six, Jack Lowther, five, Sharon Mcilvaney, and Laura Marsh.

Fun in the sun at Town Fields in Doncaster. Pictured are Destiny Lowther, six, Jack Lowther, five, Sharon Mcilvaney, and Laura Marsh.

But the met office is warning of thunder storms later.

The risk in northern England is greatest during Wednesday,

Forecasters are advising people to be aware of the risk of localised flash flooding. Frequent lightning, large hail and strong winds could be additional hazards.

Fun in the sun at Elmfield Park in Doncaster.

Fun in the sun at Elmfield Park in Doncaster.