The beach was busy throughout the day

Crowds pack Portobello beach on Scotland's hottest day of year

Temperatures rose to the high 20s and low 30s across the country.

By Katharine Hay
Thursday, 25th June 2020, 5:51 pm
Updated Friday, 26th June 2020, 3:25 pm

Thousands of people across the country have flocked to beaches as Scotland sizzles on its hottest day of the year so far.

Huge crowds were spotted at both Portobello and North Berwick beach cooling in the water as the sun beamed down with temperatures reaching 30.8C in parts of the country.

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