Northern Eire has provisionally damaged its temperature file for the second day in a row – and the third time in every week.
Armagh reached 31.4C (88.52F) at 3.20pm this afternoon, based on the Met Workplace, beating the 31.3C (88.34F) in Castlederg in County Tyrone on Wednesday.
The file was first damaged on Saturday when 31.2C (88.16F) was recorded in Ballywatticock.
An amber warning for excessive warmth stays in pressure at the moment and tomorrow in Northern Eire, however the identical warning in elements of southern England, the Midlands, and most of Wales ends later.
The UK heatwave will begin to break up from Friday, when it should flip cooler within the East and South East, however western areas will keep scorching.
It is all change on the weekend, although, when there is a yellow warning for heavy rain and thundery showers in central and southern elements of England and Wales.
The Met Workplace says these could possibly be “widespread and torrential” on Sunday.
Some elements might see as much as 10cm (3.9in) of rain, and the Met Workplace mentioned “lightning and hail are anticipated to be extra hazards”.
As folks proceed to go to the ocean, lakes and rivers to chill off, a minimum of 17 folks have now died within the water since Saturday, based on a charity.
The Royal Life Saving Society UK mentioned it was conscious of 17 incidents of unintended lack of life between 17 and 20 July.
There have been two extra experiences of individuals going lacking within the water who have not been discovered but.
All of the incidents have been in England, aside from one in Northern Eire.
Individuals have been warned concerning the risks of chilly water shock and urged to take time to get acclimatised to the water temperature earlier than leaping in.
Organisations such because the RNLI have issued probably life-saving recommendation in its “float to dwell” marketing campaign.
Trying additional forward for the UK forecast, a mixture of sunny spells and heavy showers is predicted from the center of subsequent week into August, based on the Met Workplace.
However in the direction of the center of the month it ought to turn into extra settled, with drier and hotter situations forecast.