It is going to be hot, hot, hot tomorrow as the soaring temperatures from today are set to stay with us.
Today, May 16, was the hottest day of the year so far, with highs of 25.8 ºC recorded in Gravesend in Kent, according to the Met Office.
London was just one degree cooler, with temperatures of 24.8 ºC recorded at Heathrow .
Due to a warm weather front coming in from the continent, the scorching temperatures are set to continue.
However, a lot of rain is also forecast to hit the area in the evening .
A spokesman for the Met Office, Nicola Maxey told getwestlondon : "Temperatures could still be high in that south east column, it will all depend on that cloud cover as we go through tomorrow.
"We've got some warm air coming in from the continent.
"East Anglia and south east England are going to be warmer and feel more humid than perhaps other areas of the country."
Temperatures could reach highs of 24°C across London and the south east on Wednesday, May 17, with the Met Office forecast saying:"Rain, often heavy, already across western areas will gradually edge eastwards, reaching Kent late afternoon or early evening.
"Ahead of the rain dry and bright, becoming locally very warm."
Despite the high temperatures, the Met Office has warned of "tricky rush hour" conditions on evening of Wednesday, May 17 , with heavy rain forecast to hit England and Wales.
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