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PHOTOS: Fun in the sun on Bridlington beach as temperatures soar to 26 degrees

Hundreds of people flocked to Bridlington beach today as the town hit maximum temperatures of 26 degrees.

Families and children enjoyed fun in the sun as the heatwave hit the UK with Yorkshire set to bask in temperatures of up to 32 degrees. According to the Met Office, the forecast today is "hot this afternoon with southerly winds, perhaps turning cooler near some coasts if an onshore breeze develops later."

Picture by Paul Atkinson PA1930-2h

1. Heatwave in Bridlington

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2. Heatwave in Bridlington

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Steve Husband chills out. Picture by Paul Atkinson PA1930-2C

3. Heatwave in Bridlington

Steve Husband chills out. Picture by Paul Atkinson PA1930-2C
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4. Heatwave in Bridlington

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