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Last Updated: Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 14:39 GMT 15:39 UK
Hot shots: Your heatwave pictures

Photo: David Williams

While David Williams swelters in work at 34 degrees, the people outside his office in Soho Square in London have different plans.

Photo: Richard Dunnett

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em! At least for this tanning salon near Grimsby.

Photo: Andy, Manchester

Heavy tar: While taking a shortcut to beat the traffic, Andy from Manchester noticed the bitumen melting on rural roads near Huddersfield.

Photo: Peter Leonard

Peter Leonard says, "It's also very hot for animals. Try and keep them cool too." Here's his solution.

Photo: Jeremy Tucker

Meanwhile 'Simba' prefers to be wet and wild in the family pond in Honiton in Devon.

Photo: Elaine Bonner

5-year-old Mark Bonner makes a splash to beat the heat.

Photo: Peter Edwards

But in Aberdeen, Peter Edwards points out that not everywhere in Britain is sunsoaked. Send your heatwave pictures to: yourpics@bbc.co.uk

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