BRITAIN will take pleasure in one final blast of summer season climate 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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It would go away many of the nation bathed in wonderful sunshine.
The temperature is predicted 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 mix of tropical air pushing up from the south and lightweight winds.
Forecaster Bonnie Diamond added: “It undoubtedly looks like one final blast of summer season although 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.
Hundreds hit the seashore yesterday to absorb the 25C solar earlier than the brand new “rule of six” got here into pressure 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 take pleasure in one final blast of summer season.
Alan Dean, 32, mentioned: “This may be the final time we will do that so we’re taking advantage of it whereas we will.”
Met Workplace forecaster Greg Dewhurst advised The Solar: “We’re more likely to see temperatures above common for a lot of elements 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 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.
However, predictably, the nice and cozy spell shall be short-lived. Wednesday is predicted to be cooler and cloudier, with just a few spots of drizzle right here and there
Met Workplace forecaster Bonnie Diamond mentioned the sweltering warmth shall be brought on by a “tropical continental air pushing up from a southerly course together with gentle winds.”
In response to 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 response to the Met Workplace.
Their long-range forecast suggests settled circumstances for the remainder of the month.
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The mini-heatwave comes just as Boris Johnson has tightened coronavirus restrictions – limiting Brits to meeting in groups of six.
Under strict new coronavirus rules, larger social gatherings indoors and outdoors will be illegal in a bid to beat the spread of infection.
Those who flout it will face a £100 fine, doubling on each offence up to a maximum of £3,200.