In Pictures: Britain basks in sunshine as mercury set to hit 33C

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The summer sun shows no sign of slowing down as Britain braces for the hottest temperatures of the heatwave so far.

In London and the South East the mercury is expected to hit 33C as the country prepares for a weekend of Wimbledon, football fever and festivals.

Lunch break
Office workers enjoy the sunshine while taking their lunch breaks in Green Park, London (Victoria Jones/PA)

Folkestone, Kent
This couple decideded relaxing on the beach in Folkestone, Kent, was a better idea than yoga (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Families on the beach
Storms predicted earlier in the week were labelled ‘very unlikely’ and removed from the forecast (Gareth Fuller/PA)

The Captain Cook Festival celebrates the 250th anniversary of the first voyage of one of the world’s greatest explorers (Danny Lawson/PA)

Wimbledon crowd
The weather has been hitting the headlines for the past few weeks, but many Wimbledon spectators came prepared (Steven Paston/PA)

Murray Mound
And those not in the good seats sat in the sunshine, watching the big screen on Murray Mound (Philip Toscano/PA)

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