Alaskans who are more used to wearing jackets in the summer have swapped them for sunscreen and parasols amid a prolonged heatwave.
Power and water and transport was disrupted yesterday after stormy weather and thousands of lightning strikes across Scotland.
Parts of Scotland have been issued with a yellow weather warning with the threat of thunderstorms, lightening and heavy rain.
A new record temperature has been set for 2019, with the mercury expected to keep rising.
Early cloud made way for another scorching summer’s day for much of the UK.
The UK has experienced its hottest day of the year so far, with temperatures expected to soar even higher over the weekend.
Britons are basking in a spell of hot weather, mirroring the heatwave blasting much of Europe.
Summer is well and truly here and the heatwave is set to last into the weekend.
A 12-year-old girl has drowned in a river as hot weather conditions continue across the UK.
Schools are dousing pupils with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as Europe battles a record-setting heatwave.
The UK could see the hottest day of the year so far this weekend with temperatures set to soar above 30C (86F).