The UK is experiencing something of a heat wave with the capital hotter than Mumbai, Johannesburg and parts of the Bahamas.
Temperatures on the first day of July climbed to 36.7C at Heathrow in London – the hottest day in almost a decade – as throughout the UK Britons try and enjoy the sun.
UK Temprature Reaches New 2003 High
Lifeguards Chris Payne (L) and Nina Bassam keep watch on a hot Summer day at Brighton beach
Sunbathers enjoy the hot weather on the beach in Brighton
More revellers taking in the sun on Brighton beach
A couple sunbathe on the promenade on a hot Summer day in Blackpool
Londoner's take an early morning dip in the Serpentine
The crowds at Wimbledon seek shelter from the heat under umbrellas
A man relaxes in St. James Park in London
The fan is a more necessary accessory at this year's Wimbledon than most
It all got a bit too much for a few of those attending Wimbledon