Sussex heatwave: county set to bask in glorious late summer sunshine as temperatures soar to 27 degrees

Sussex is set to bask in glorious sunshine today amid a late summer heatwave.

The county is set for another hot September day in a summer resurgence after an August washout, the Met Office said.

Temperatures are soaring to the mid to high 20s, reaching 27 degrees Celsius in Horsham.

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And people will need to slather on the sun cream as the bright sunshine is set to persist all day.

A nice day for a swim

Temperatures will drop slightly overnight but will remain in the high teens.

Tomorrow is set to be warm again before temperatures cool off towards the end of the week.