Lincoln basking in the sun on hottest day of year

People in Lincoln were basking in the sun in local parks and in the city centre on what is the hottest day of the year so far.

The Met Office said temperatures hit as high as 31℃ at Heathrow Airport earlier on Wednesday and were predicted to reach around 33°C in parts of the UK this afternoon. Lincoln only saw 29℃ today.

Enjoying the sun in the park. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Lincoln continued to enjoy plenty of sun with people seen relaxing in locations including Boultham Park and The Arboretum, although parks on the whole seemed rather quiet.

Relaxing on the High Street. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

The Bailgate area of Lincoln was also seen to be quiet with shops saying it was busier last week.

However, there were still queues in the city centre outside shops including Primark.

Primark still had queues on Wednesday, June 24. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Chilling under a tree in the Arboretum. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Look at this squirrel go! Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Sunbathing in the park. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Out enjoying the sun on Lincoln High Street. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

The sunny Cornhill area of Lincoln. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Lincoln High Street in the sun. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

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