Police and council officers are patrolling the seafront in Bournemouth and Poole as thousands descend on the towns’ beaches on the UK’s hottest day of the year.
By 09:00 BST roads were gridlocked and a mobile app to aid social distancing on the beaches was showing red in three areas – meaning “avoid”.
In June, a major incident was declared in Bournemouth because of the crowds.
Concerns have also been raised about the number of people in Brighton.
Brighton and Hove City Council said large numbers were making it “impossible to maintain physical distancing”.
And in Kent, Thanet District Council said some of its most popular beaches were full.
Meteorologists said temperatures recorded at Heathrow had reached 37.8C (100...Read More