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In Pictures: Sun-seekers soak up rays as temperatures soar

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Sun-worshippers have been warned to avoid crowded beaches.

Summer weather Aug 7th 2020

People have flocked to beaches across the South East amid predictions that Friday could be the hottest day of the year.

London and the South East could see temperatures top 37C during a heatwave expected to continue through to Sunday.

Here are some images of sun-seekers soaking up the rays:

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A man jumps into the sea at Brighton (Steve Parsons/PA)
People enjoy the hot weather at Bournemouth beach in Dorset
People enjoy the hot weather at Bournemouth beach in Dorset (Andrew Matthews/PA)
People on Skegness Pier
Deckchairs were at the ready on Skegness Pier (Mike Egerton/PA)
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People enjoy the hot weather in the River Lea in east London (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
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People sunbathing on the steps near Granary Square, at King’s Cross, London (Jonathan Brady/PA)

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People on Scarborough South Bay (Dave Higgens/PA)
A man takes the plunge at Brighton beach
A man takes the plunge at Brighton beach (Steve Parsons)
Pleasure boats make their way along the River Ant at Ludham Bridge on the Norfolk Broads
Pleasure boats make their way along the River Ant at Ludham Bridge on the Norfolk Broads (Joe Giddens/PA)
People sunbathe in Skegness
Beachgoers were well spaced out in Skegness (Mike Egerton/PA)

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People enjoy the log flume ride at Skegness Pleasure Beach
The log flume ride at Skegness Pleasure Beach offered one way to cool down (Mike Egerton/PA)
People canoe along the River Bure at Wroxham on the Norfolk Broads
People canoe along the River Bure at Wroxham on the Norfolk Broads (Joe Giddens/PA)
People enjoying the hot weather at Bournemouth beach in Dorset
Bournemouth beach is always a popular choice (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Royal Parks gardener Phil Pearl waters a display of petunias in Regent’s Park, London
Royal Parks gardener Phil Pearl waters a display of petunias in Regent’s Park, London (Jonathan Brady/PA)
Children enjoy a donkey ride on Skegness Beach
Children enjoy a donkey ride on Skegness beach (Mike Egerton/PA)
A couple look out from Bournemouth Pier
A couple look out from Bournemouth Pier (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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