UK heatwave comes to sticky end with thunderstorms and hail
Warnings issued for east and south-east of England, but forecasters say record July temperature could yet be broken
The UK heatwave came to an abrupt end on Friday night as forecasters warned that heavy thunderstorms could cause flash floods and danger to life. The Met Office issued an amber alert for thunderstorms for parts of England, days after issuing a warning for high temperatures and advising people to stay out of the sun.
Source: Guardian Transport