September 18, 2020

UK climate forecast – Brits to bake in 48-hour 31C heatwave from TODAY in a single final blast of summer season

UK weather forecast – Brits to bake in 48-hour 31C heatwave from TODAY in one last blast of summer

BRITAIN will get pleasure from one final blast of summer season at the moment as temperatures hit 31C.

The mini-heatwave is due to a 1,500 mile-wide Saharan burst of scorching air passing over Britain.

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Crowds flocked to Brighton seashore yesterday[/caption]


Buddies additionally gathered at Bournemouth seashore to benefit from the scorching climate[/caption]

Temperatures soared in Merseyside as swimmer soaks up the sun
Temperatures are set to be even hotter at the moment

It’s going to depart a lot of the nation bathed in superb sunshine.

The temperature is anticipated to hit its 88F peak in southern England at the moment and it’ll keep heat tomorrow, though a level or two cooler.

Solely the north west of Scotland is more likely to miss out — after a weekend with moist climate warnings in place.

The Met Workplace mentioned it was right down to a mixture of tropical air pushing up from the south and light-weight winds.

Crowds descended on Bournemouth beach today
Crowds headed to Bournemouth seashore yesterday
Sunseekers flocked to Brighton Palace Pier today to enjoy the rides
Brighton Palace Pier was well-liked with sunseekers yesterday
Friends hug in Regents Park in London
Giant teams had been seen in Regents Park, London, earlier than the brand new ‘rule of six’ got here into drive at the moment

Forecaster Bonnie Diamond added: “It positively seems like one final blast of summer season regardless that we’re, meteorologically talking, in autumn.”

September has been the warmest since 2016 and follows an August heatwave when temperatures topped 34C (93F) for six days operating.

1000’s hit the seashore yesterday to absorb the 25C solar earlier than the brand new “rule of six” got here into drive at the moment.

Households and teams of friends packed out seashores in Bournemouth, Merseyside and Brighton in addition to London’s Hyde Park and Regents Park.

One group of 15 friends travelled from Croydon to Brighton for the day to get pleasure from one final blast of summer season.

The temperature soared to 25C in parts of the country
The beach-side bars had been open in Bournemouth yesterday
A sunseeker enjoys the weather in Bournemouth
Temperatures hit 25C in components of the UK on Sunday
Two friends sunbathing in Bournemouth today
Buddies headed to the seashore to benefit from the September heatwave

Alan Dean, 32, mentioned: “This is perhaps the final time we are able to do that so we’re profiting from it whereas we are able to.”

Met Workplace forecaster Greg Dewhurst informed The Solar: “We’re more likely to see temperatures above common for a lot of components on Monday and Tuesday, explicit southern England and Wales.

“The utmost temperatures are more likely to be 30C – 31C within the South East on Monday with highs extra in the direction of East Anglia on Tuesday.”

The mercury was hottest within the South East yesterday, with highs of 25C in London.

Northern England basked in 20C climate, with highs of 23C elsewhere in England and Wales.

However the mini-heatwave at the moment won’t threaten any information — the best temperature ever recorded in September was 35.6C (96F) in 1906.

Two beach-goers in Bournemouth enjoy a drink
Buddies loved a drink yesterday afternoon as temperatures soared

Map shows a 1,500 mile-wide 'Saharan spurt' of hot air over Britain, which was sucked away from Africa by the jet stream


However, predictably, the nice and cozy spell shall be short-lived. Wednesday is anticipated to be cooler and cloudier, with a number of spots of drizzle right here and there

Met Workplace forecaster Bonnie Diamond mentioned the sweltering warmth shall be attributable to a “tropical continental air pushing up from a southerly course together with gentle winds.”

In keeping with Met Workplace maps, there’s a likelihood of some showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday night with Western Scotland and Wales anticipated to be the worst-hit.

The scorching climate will ease off halfway by subsequent week as colder air sweeps in to Britain from the Atlantic.

However the solar will return days later, in line with the Met Workplace.

Their long-range forecast suggests settled situations for the remainder of the month.

The mini-heatwave comes simply as Boris Johnson has tightened coronavirus restrictions – limiting Brits to assembly in teams of six.

Below strict new coronavirus guidelines, bigger social gatherings indoors and outdoor shall be unlawful in a bid to beat the unfold of an infection.

Those that flout it would face a £100 fantastic, doubling on every offence as much as a most of £3,200.

People sit on the harbour railway tracks enjoying sunshine and hot weather at Bristol Harbourside
Buddies headed out to Brighton yesterday
Visitors sunbathing in Hyde Park in London
Sunbathers loved the recent climate in Hyde Park, London yesterday

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