Sheffield heatwave: Star reporters take on egg challenge in city centre

It’s hot. It’s Fry-day. Sheffield Star reporter Harry Harrison and Connor Bragger tried to fry an egg on the pavement of the Peace Gardens, which didn’t go to plan.

Friday, 17th June 2022, 5:41 pm

A heatwave has hit the UK with temperatures of 30 degrees expected to be felt by people in Sheffield today.

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So digital Journalist, Harry Harrison, took reporter, Connor Bragger, to perform a public experiment...and it did not go to plan!

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They may not have been successful in their attempts to fry the egg in the sunshine, but everyone else seemed to be enjoying the hot weather.

Crowds flocked to the Peace Garden, children played in the fountains and ice cream sales appeared to have soared in the city centre.

The outlook for the weekend in Sheffield is not as good, with temperatures expected to dip and rain forecast.

The Egg challenge. We tried to fry an egg in the Peace Gardens, where Sheffielders were enjoying the hot weather.

The worst weather tomorrow is expected to hit the city between 6pm and 9pm.