A heat wave could arrive in the UK next month and reports say high temperatures of “36 ° C” could creep into England from Europe.
BBC Weather’s long-range forecast reveals the potential for a “warmer-than-normal” period of “sunny” weather from Monday June 28 through Sunday July 11.
This is because of a high pressure system heading into the UK that could bring scorching temperatures – although it looks like they will only last a few days at a time.
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Somerset suffered roasting temperatures last weekend (June 12 and 13), the hottest day of the year having been recorded in England.
But warmer weather could arrive next month as “transient highs” drift towards England from northern Europe on Monday June 28th.
Netweather’s latest ‘red’ heat maps predict sweltering highs of 36C in France on Friday, June 25 – those same maps then show warm air could move southeast on the same day, reports the Express .
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The BBC then predicts that between Saturday June 12 and Sunday June 27, a “short-lived heat wave” is likely to bake the nation, before a colder front then arrives at the end of the month.
The forecast said: “As the high pressures arrive from the southwest over the weekend, much of the country will experience very hot and sunny weather, particularly on Sunday and Monday.
“The hottest conditions will be in the southeast, where a short-lived heat wave is possible.”
However, Somerset is expected to experience heavy rainfall ahead of that date as thunderstorms hit the area tomorrow (June 18) through Saturday June 19.
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This notice was published: 2021-06-17 10:18:49