The temperature in Great Britain has exceeded 40 degrees Celsius for the first time in history, the British Meteorological Service announced on Tuesday, according to Reuters.
A temperature of over 40 degrees Celsius was recorded on Tuesday, for the first time in Britain, the British service announced.
He confirmed that the temperature of 40.2 degrees Celsius was recorded at London Heathrow at 11.50am.
Record temperatures were also during the night
New records could be set throughout the day as temperatures rise.
There were also record temperatures during the night.
Britain had its hottest night on record from Monday to Tuesday, according to provisional figures from the BBC. The previous record was exceeded by 2 degrees, experts determined.