July 25, 2019 / 12:51 PM / a month ago

British temperatures hit a record for the month of July: Met Office

Holidaymakers are seen on the South Beach,Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, Britain. July 25, 2019. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

LONDON (Reuters) - Temperatures in Britain hit their highest ever in the month of July on Thursday, reaching of 36.9 degrees Celsius (98.42 degrees Fahrenheit), Britain’s Met Office said.

The high temperature was recorded at Heathrow, London, and beat the previously July record of 36.7 C, the Met Office said on Twitter.

The meteorologists said there was still a good chance Britain could break its all time record temperature of 38.5 C.

Reporting by Susanna Twidale; Editing by Alison Williams

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