A tale of two summers

19th July 2019 Last updated at 11:41
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There is some hot weather on the way for parts of the United Kingdom in the coming days, and some of us will see 30C. But this time last year, the UK had already been sweltering in a heatwave, with more than 20 days where the mercury topped 30C.

Europe has seen some temperature records tumble, but it’s not been the same weather story in the UK.

Helen Willetts has been looking at the summer story so far for 2019 and comparing it to 2018.