(From Yorkshire Post)
Kathryn Moore BRITAIN basked in the hottest July day on record yesterday - the warmest weather in 95 years.
The all-time British temperature record for July was broken when thermometers hit 36.5C (97.7F) at Wisley in Surrey, beating the 36.3C (97.3F) set earlier in the day in nearby Charlwood.
The previous record of 36C (96.8F) was set at Epsom, Surrey, on July 22, 1911, while 35.9C (96.6F) was recorded at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, on July 3, 1976.
Yesterday was hotter than holiday hotspots such as the Canaries and Greece where top temperatures of only 30C (86F) were recorded.
Yorkshire's hottest place was …