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08 May 2018, 12:38 | Bernice Figueroa
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Just before midday, BBC weather said the record for the hottest early Bank Holiday Monday had been beaten.
The previous record was set in 1995, when temperatures peaked at 28.6C.
The long bank holiday weekend in early May has never been this warm since its introduction back in 1978.
Thermometers hit a blistering 28.7C in Northolt, west London, the Met Office said.
Scots managed to enjoy some well-deserved sun as temperatures soared over the bank holiday weekend.
Temperatures could reach 28C in parts of England, making it the hottest Bank Holiday Monday in 40 years.
"In fact, there's a 30% chance of some sheltered spots actually registering 28C (82.4F) or 29C (84.2F) on Monday which would be a very firm victory".
Andy Page, Chief Meteorologist at the Met Office said: "We can't promise wall to wall sunshine for everyone this Bank Holiday weekend, however, it's looking like most of us will get some prolonged warm sunshine".
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