London hot weather stays for weekend - send your sun pictures

12:04 26 May 2012

A girl sun bathes in a field of daises in Regent

A girl sun bathes in a field of daises in Regent's Park in London

Temperatures in London are expected to continue sweltering over the weekend.

The capital is forecast to bask in 25C heat today and 26C tomorrow.

Sunny weather is predicted to continue into next week.

Britain has been hotter than parts of mainland Europe and Africa over the past few days.

At Heathrow Airport yesterday the temperature reached 25.7C. In comparison, Athens in Greece reached 24C while Casablanca in Morocco could only manage 22C.

Temperatures have reached almost 10C higher than the average for this time of year. Average maximum temperatures for England in May are 14C to 17C.

If you are out and about in London this weekend, sign up and send pictures to iwitness24.

You can get your photos published on the iwitness24 site and also here on London24.

So go to London.iwitness24.co.uk to share pictures of you and your friends enjoying the sunshine, or simply send photos of the capital looking its best in the hot weather.

LONDON IN AN APP! Whatever you're planning to do in London and wherever you're going, the fantastic FREE MyCityWayLondon24 app for iPhone can help you during a day out.

The app contains more than 30 really useful mini-apps which can help with everything from finding somewhere to grab a coffee or lunch to checking the latest travel information and locating free places to visit.

It also contains a weather mini-app so you can check the current temperatures and forecasts for the next couple of days.

The app is the ultimate mobile city guide, the essential tool to have in your pocket whenever youre out and about in London.

For more information and to download MyCityWayLondon24, search the Apple iTunes App Store for London24 or go to www.london24.com/app

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