The mercury is set to soar to 34C (93F) in the South East tomorrow, higher than the 27C (80F) expected in Faro, Portugal. Britain's sky-high temperatures even prompted health chiefs to issue a warning.
Get a standing desk and exercise more UK experts urge after a Chinese study of 100,000 people in 21 countries found people who sit for over 8 hours a day are at increased risk of stokes and heart attacks.
Diabetes UK said the 'concerning' rise could be further worsened by the cost-of-living crisis in years to come. High levels of obesity and a squeeze on personal finances are creating a 'perfect storm'.