Friday could be the HOTTEST EVER DAY in the UK

Temperature records could be broken later this week as the 2018 heatwave continues.

Wednesday, 25th July 2018, 1:27 pm
Updated Wednesday, 25th July 2018, 1:32 pm
Temepratures could reach higher than 37C on Friday

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When was Sheffield's hottest ever day and could the record be broken next week?

And forecasters add that there is a 30 per cent chance that Friday could also see the hottest temperature EVER recorded in the British Isles.

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The current record stands at 38.5C which was recorded at Faversham in Kent on August 10 2003.

Earlier this week the Met Office issued an alert advising people to stay indoors or in the shade during the middle of the day during the heatwave.

On Friday the highest of the temperatures are likely to be recorded in the south east of England with temperatures in Sheffield expcted to be in the high 20s.

Temepratures could reach higher than 37C on Friday

Friday's hot and humid air is set set to also trigger some thunderstorms across Northern England which could lead to flash flooding in places.