Hottest day and three months' worth of rain forecast for today
Britain faces its hottest day this year today, but that will be followed by thunderstorms and a risk of a month's rain in just three hours by the evening.
Severe weather and health warnings have been issued for the UK, alerting the public to both the heatwave and possible flooding.
Local people can make a massive difference by helping other residents who might need some advice or practical help.
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