Met Office weather in Cambridgeshire: heatwave expected to hit with temperatures of 29 ° C
While the weather in Cambridgeshire is not great at the moment, there is hope that it will improve later in the month.
Temperatures of up to 29C are forecast for Cambridgeshire in mid-August, according to The Express .
High pressure from the Mediterranean is expected to sweep over the UK, according to Netweather heat maps.
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The cards turn dark red for Thursday, August 19, as warm air from France rises towards the south-east of England.
The southeast will likely be drier than the rest of the country as well, but there is still an increased risk of heavy downpours or thunderstorms, according to Weather Outlook forecaster Brian Gaze.
The BBC and the Met Office also agree that warm weather is likely, with the Met Office suggesting temperatures could rise “above average” as the month progresses.
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However, conditions are very changeable and forecasting is difficult during this time.
The BBC estimates that ‘summer’ weather will arrive towards the end of August, with mid-August seeing more of our current unstable, cooler and wetter weather.
The chances of a heat wave are low, however, as the high pressure must stay overhead longer than expected.
By then, gusts of thunderstorms and thicker clouds bringing heavy rain are likely across the region.
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