Daredevils take a dip in world’s first floating sky pool as it opens 115ft above ground between two blocks in London

AMAZING photos show daredevil sun worshippers taking a dip in the world's first floating sky pool – 115 feet above the ground.

Swimmers with a head for heights waded into the glass-bottomed London pool as temperatures soared today.

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Architects fitted the pool between two blocks of luxury flats in Nine Elms.

And anyone brave enough to take a swim would have had uninterrupted views to the ground from the 10th floor.

The 82ft pool holds 400 tons of water – and it's got some of the best views in the capital.

Brits practising their butterfly stroke will be able to see for miles around, with the billion-dollar US Embassy, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye all within sight.

The pool was shipped 5,000 miles from Colorado in the US.

It's connected to the Embassy Gardens’ Legacy Buildings on either side using technology that allows it to move in high winds.

Flats at the development start at £600,000, while the penthouse suite is worth a whopping £5million.

And those lucky enough to live there can also take advantage of a rooftop bar and a spa.

Swimmers cooled down on the hottest day of the year so far.

Kinlochewe in northern Scotland hit 25.1C this afternoon.

But that record won't last long – and on Wednesday, the mercury could rocket again to a sweltering 27C, forecasters believe.

Brits will bask in a mini-heatwave over the next fortnight, with thousands of us heading to beaches and parks to make the most of the sunshine.

After a thoroughly miserable May, summer finally seems to be on the way – and it'll only get better in the coming days.

In extremely welcome news to fed-up sun-worshippers, the mercury will remain at an average of 18C between June 2 and 11.

But thunderstorms could be on the way – and we've all been urged to make the most of the sunshine while it's here.

"There will potentially be some thunderstorms by midweek," Becky Mitchell, a meteorologist from the Met Office, said.

"There's a chance of thundery breakdowns in the south-east. We could have some quite intense storms there."

Millions of us headed outside today to most of the stunning weather.

But only a few had the opportunity to take a dip in London's sky-high pool, first dreamed up in 2013.

Pool developer Sean Mulryan said: “It was an idea that really stood out and that we thought was quite special.

"We didn’t know if it was possible at the time and five years ago it wouldn’t have been.

"It’s only because of advances in technology that we’re able to do this."

Engineers responsible for building the pool said they hoped it would be like "flying" for swimmers.

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