People made the most of Sunderland's brilliant coastline on the hottest day of the year so far.

15 photos show people enjoying the hottest day of the year on Sunderland's beaches

What a scorcher!

Wednesday, 24th June 2020, 8:46 pm

Sunderland’s coast was the perfect place to enjoy a day out as people headed for the beaches to take in the sun and enjoy the warm weather today, Wednesday, June 24 – the hottest day of the year so far.

Thermometers hit well over 20C today, with the good weather set to continue into Thursday, when it could again hit 27C in some parts of the region.

Take a look through these photos to see how scores of families and friends headed to Roker and Seaburn to catch some rays.

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