Revised forecast for York’s hottest day

The day dawns over the River Ouse. Photograph: YorkMix

Right, are you ready?

It could be York’s hottest day today, as the Met Office’s red warning for heat remains in place until 11.59pm tonight.

Today’s forecast from both the Met Office and BBC Weather is that York will reach a maximum of 39ºC by 3pm today.

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We’ll keep you updated as the day goes on.

Keep safe – and cool if you can!