07 Aug GY Today 7th August 2018
Make sure you cover up!
A plume of tropical air is blowing in from Spain with the weather shaping up to be the hottest day of the year, with temperatures expected to rise to a warm 16C.
The wettest March in a decade has given way to a warm early April as forecasters predict double-digit temperatures across the UK ahead of the weekend.
The Met Office said it would be clear and sunny for most parts of the country, reaching possible highs of 17C in the South East on Friday.
Fire at Falstoff House
There has been an arson attack at the back of Falstoff House. There are no casualties the building is likely to be closed until further notice.
The father of a 12-year-old boy who was found after going missing on Sunday afternoon has spoken of his relief and thanked those who helped find him.
Dylan Blower went missing from his home in Southtown at around 3.30pm on Sunday and was found at around 10am on Monday.
Police had placed Dylan at the highest risk and had deployed their full capability in the search for Dylan, including drones, officers, Lowland Rescue, the coastguard and public appeals.
His father Mr Blower has said “Dylan is absolutely fine, nothing a bit of sleep and a shower won’t sort.
“I’ve been overwhelmed with the support and the community spirit of everybody helping out. Thanks to absolutely everybody for their well wishes and their help.”
Today could mark the end of the heatwave for the rest of the week as temperatures are set to drop dramatically from this evening.
Forecasters at the Met Office have said a “very hot and often sunny day” is expected today, with highs of up to 33C. However, cloud will build through the afternoon, with the risk of some thundery outbreaks of rain spreading northeast into the evening.
From Wednesday for the remainder of the week, temperatures are unlikely to rise past 25C, with a much fresher feel, the Met Office says
A missing parrot has been confirmed he has died after being hit by a car.
Wonky, who was only four months old, was last seen at the California Cliffs holiday park in Scratby on Wednesday, August 1.
Wonky was still being weaned and was easily recognisable by his deformed club foot.
His owner was Bryonie Jones, of Stalham and who had put out a plea to see if people had seen him and asked people to check their sheds and gardens.
She said: “I am sorry to say that Wonky is dead. He was hit by a car so it was mercifully swift. I feel very sad but that is a comfort.”
Arrests made in Bradwell
Police were called to Bunnewell Avenue at around 11.10pm on Sunday night following reports of a disturbance between a group of people.
On arrival, police found that a man had been stabbed and he was taken to James Paget University Hospital (JPUH), before later being transferred to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, where he is in a stable condition.
Four people, two men and two women, all aged in their 20s and from the Luton area, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and have now been released under investigation.