Crowds gather on the beach in Bournemouth as Thursday could be the UK's hottest day of the year with scorching temperatures forecast to rise even further.

These are the scenes in Bournemouth today as council declares major incident

A police force and south coast council have pleaded with people to stay away after services were "stretched to the absolute hilt" when thousands of sunseekers flocked to beaches amid the heatwave.

By Iain Lynn
Thursday, 25th June 2020, 5:24 pm

These are some of the scenes from the south coast today, and the full story can be read here.

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