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BBC Weather: Europe predicts persistent heatwave conditions
August started on a miserable note as the UK was hit with heavy rains and thunderstorms this week. The Met Office also issued yellow warnings for thunderstorms across most of Scotland, Northern Ireland, northern England and North Wales over the weekend. Temperatures are also expected to drop to around 14 ° C in the Shetland Islands and Northern Ireland tomorrow.
However, Tyler Roys, senior meteorologist and senior European forecaster at AccuWeather, predicted a change in the air during the second half of August.
He added that temperatures could rise to 27 ° C after a rainy start to the month, with warm air being able to stay until September.
He said Express.co.uk: “Over the next 15 days temperatures will be largely near normal across the UK at around 22 ° C, with perhaps a day or two in which a large parts of the Midlands, southern England and southern Wales may reach close to 27 ° C.
“For the remainder of August, temperatures across the UK will continue to remain broadly normal around 22 ° C.
UK hot weather forecast: high pressure could sweep across UK later in month
“There is low potential for any heat above 27 ° C during this month.
“As we head into September, temperatures will likely stay near normal at around 20 ° C.
“There could be a few days when temperatures could peak at 24C.”
Right now, the latest heat maps from Netweather show warm air hitting South East England towards the end of August.
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UK hot weather forecast: South East could see warmer air
On Thursday August 19, London, Kent and Essex could all see highs of 23C, while Doncaster, Birmingham and Bristol all saw 22C.
Further north, Leeds and Manchester could also be affected by 20C.
BBC Weather’s long-range forecast between Monday August 16 and Sunday August 29, additional hot air could linger until the end of August.
The forecast read: “High pressures could become more influential in the second half of the month, pushing the lows northward and allowing for warmer, drier and more summery weather.
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UK weather forecast: hot air could stay on until the end of the month
“As the high pressures slowly push north from the Mediterranean Sea, low pressure systems caught in the storm’s path and driven by the jet stream will also be deflected north.
“Drier weather is expected to spread from the south, and this will also bring a warmer, more tropical air mass to the UK.
“Temperatures are expected to tend to be warmer than normal until the end of August, with very hot or hot days possible if the high pressure moves overhead for too long.
“If the peak persists above, a heat wave may also develop, but confidence is low about that. The chances of the heat increasing later in the month, but the high pressure will have to move to the right place to let that happen. “
UK hot weather forecast: Temperatures could reach above normal in late August
The Met Office also said warmer weather could arrive at the end of the month, although there could still be a risk of stormy conditions due to the humid air.
The long-term forecast between Friday August 20 and Friday September 3 read: “Although confidence is very low during this period, a continuation of changing conditions is very likely.
“Calmer weather could develop, particularly towards the north and north-east of the UK.
“Temperatures are likely to be above average, with the potential for warmer weather later in the month with precipitation most likely below average.”