Parts of the UK may be affected by sweltering temperatures in time for the Queen’s Jubilee Bank holiday, as it looks like the sweltering heat will hit our beaches.
An unusually high pressure area based in the Azores is set to hit France in the coming weeks, before heading to British shores.
The French cities of Bordeaux, Toulouse, Paris and Lyon will be bathed in temperatures between 30 and 24 degrees Celsius during the few hot days.
France’s Le Figaro newspaper has already warned of a “drought” due to the early heat wave.
When you reach British shores, areas like Kent or Dover are expected to experience temperatures of 28 degrees Celsius, while those in the north will be bathed in the northern sun, reaching temperatures of 16 degrees Celsius.
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Speaking to The Express, British meteorologist Jim Dale said: “Very hot weather will start arriving from the southeast during the latter part of the week.
“Then next weekend we will start to see the actual increase in heat as warm air moves across the continent from southern France and Italy.
“This is the result of high pressure capturing the flow of continental air and keeping warm air above us until mid-May.
Southerners will need to make sure they have sunscreen on by the end of this month (Image: AFP via Getty Images)
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“Temperatures may reach 20 degrees Celsius after the end of next week.”
And in his forecast for the week ahead, ahead of a potential heat wave, Netweather meteorologist Ian Simpson wrote that most of the UK will be dry and sunny, with temperatures well above average for that time of year.
He attributed this to “high pressure centered just east of the British Isles”, which led to winds blowing from the south.
“It will be cooler near the south and east facing coasts because of the wild breezes, which may bring some low clouds and fog over coastal parts of eastern Scotland and north east England at times, but they are few,” he added. This is likely to go a lot.” Inside.
“Daytime temperatures are likely to reach around 25°C widely in the interior of England around the middle of the week.”
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