Sweltering north-east puts Europe in shade
A DECADES-OLD record was in danger of melting away yesterday as the north-east sweltered in a late-summer heatwave.
Temperatures in the region put those in Paris, London and Brussels in the shade as the mercury soared and sunseekers took every chance they could to soak up the rays.
The good news from forecasters is that today could be even hotter – but the bad news is there could be some wet weather on the horizon and a cold snap at the weekend. The mercury hit 25.3C in Aberdeen – a fraction away from making it the city’s hottest day of the year.
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