The record for the hottest ever late August Bank Holiday Monday temperature recorded in the UK has been set in Norfolk.
Temperatures are soaring across Norfolk as the country is set to see the mercury reach the thirties.
A heatwave warning has been issued for eastern parts of the country this weekend with it set to be the hottest August bank holiday on record.
This August bank holiday weekend is predicted to be a sunny one in Norfolk and Waveney with temperatures set to reach 29C.
The Met Office has placed the East of England under a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms.
Strong winds have led to a number of closures and cancellations this weekend as the region battens down the hatches in the face of unseasonal weather.
Unseasonably strong winds and gusts of up to 50mph are set to sweep across the region today.
As the region braces for a lashing of severe wind and rain weekend events are being cancelled over safety fears.
Armed police were called out following reports that a group of teenagers had been seen with a firearm.
The family of murdered backpacker Hannah Witheridge have shared their "indescribable pain" at the loss of her sister Laura who had been gravely ill.
He dropped out of school when he was 15 with no qualifications, but now he is in charge of a business valued at around £40m.
A dealer ran a lucrative drugs operation from a Norfolk jail with the help of his "business manager" who trafficked two vulnerable teenagers to sell drugs on the streets of Great Yarmouth.
An award-winning entrepreneur has spoken of his sadness at having to quit his seaside snack bar.
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