UK Climate – Brits to delight in temperatures of 23C forward of scorching 10-DAY heatwave

THE solar will shine on for Brits at the moment forward of a scorching 10-day heatwave subsequent week.

London will benefit from the hottest temperatures with the mercury rising to 23C within the capital this afternoon.

Temperatures will sizzle at 23C in London at the moment

Scotland will see highs of 18C in Dumfries whereas crowds of sun-worshippers in Wales can delight in 19C rays in Cardiff.

There will probably be principally dry situations within the south with heavy showers throughout the north for elements of the day.

The nice climate will proceed into Monday with highs of 18C in Kent and London.

It comes after Friday was the UK’s third hottest day ever with scorching temperatures hitting 37.8C in London .

Forecasters now predict Britain is heading for a heatwave because of an ‘African warmth flare’.


The 700 mile-wide warmth flare will deliver temperatures as much as 35C subsequent weekend, with the recent climate persevering with till mid-month.

The Climate Outlook forecaster Brian Gaze mentioned: “August might rescue summer season.

“Laptop fashions recommend a really heat or sizzling interval from Thursday, lasting for so long as mid-month. 35C is feasible once more.”

Met Workplace forecaster Marco Petagna mentioned: “There are rising indicators for additional sizzling climate forward. It could possibly be deja vu with one other southerly stream.

“But it surely’s again to sq. one at the beginning of the week with a cool north-westerly.”

Seashores have been rammed on Friday and Saturday sun-seekers have been informed to keep away from the shores as coastlines in Bournemouth and Brighton have been packed to capability.

Roads melted within the warmth, and Community Rail halved some prepare speeds as rails risked buckling.

The Coastguard had its busiest day for greater than 4 years on Friday – because it handled greater than 300 incidents.

A 700 mile-wide 'African heat flare' is set to scorch the UK on 7 August
A 700 mile-wide ‘African warmth flare’ is about to scorch the UK on August 7
Sunseekers were seen enjoying an icy pint on the seafront earlier today
Brits take pleasure in a drink throughout scorching situations this weekend
Bournemouth beach was packed to capacity
Crowds packed out seashores at Bournemouth
Brighton beach was filled with visitors today
Sunworshippers flocked to Brighton seaside on Saturday