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Heatwave as it happened: Fires rage as UK passes 40C for the first time ever
19 July 2022, 08:16 | Updated: 19 July 2022, 18:09
Britons sweltered on the hottest UK day ever recorded, as temperatures surged past 40C.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps told LBC on Tuesday morning that the UK's rail infrastructure isn't designed to cope with the unprecedented temperatures.
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