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UK heatwave: Ambulance callouts up during hot weather

18 July 2013 Last updated at 07:04 BST

There has been a 30% increase in ambulance callouts in recent days as the UK is gripped by a heatwave.

Health warnings have been issued in London and the south east by the Met Office following the hottest day of the year on Wednesday.

Alexandra Mackenzie reports.