Man in the sea
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UK basks in September heatwave

Britain is experiencing a September heatwave with temperatures hitting up to 27C (80F) in some areas.

Beaches are busier than they would normally be at this time of the year, and many are unattended by lifeguards.

Peter Lilley, a volunteer with the Life Brigade at Tynemouth Longsands, talked about how to stay safe in the sun.

  • 28 Sep 2011