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Thunderstorms to Hit North of UK While South Continues to Sizzle

A boy walks across a sun-bleached area of Hyde Park on Aug. 11. 

A boy walks across a sun-bleached area of Hyde Park on Aug. 11. 

Photographer: Leon Neal/Getty Images

The UK is braced for sizzling temperatures in the south and thunderstorms in the north on Sunday.

The hot weather has already seen several wildfires erupt across England, while a body was found in a Doncaster lake after emergency services responded to reports that a man in his 20s had got into difficulty.