UK weather forecast in your area as the nation braces for the 29 ° C summer heatwave
The Met Office is forecasting a scorching scorching weekend after the summer flash floods that soaked parts of London.
The mini-heatwave is expected to peak by Sunday, as highs of up to 29C are expected in parts of the country.
Most parts of the UK are expected to be bathed in double-digit temperatures – even as far north as Scotland and Northern Ireland.
The weekend heat will be good news for sun worshipers heading to the coasts for beach trips ahead of plans to lift lockdown restrictions on July 19.
The heat wave is expected to dry out the humid capital, which is expected to record the highest temperatures after torrential rains on Monday.
London downpours flooded streets and homes, trapped cars and caused travel chaos for many as train lines and tube stations were forced to close.
The Met Office weather forecast shows London and the south-east of England and Wales are expected to experience the hottest temperatures on Saturday and Sunday.
The national forecaster predicts a mostly dry weekend with plenty of sunshine for most parts of the UK, good news for restaurateurs and particularly hot weather in south-east England and Wales in from Saturday.
Across the UK, temperatures are forecast to be very warm inland by Saturday, but cooler along some coasts.
The weather could be cloudier in the far northwest with occasional rain over the weekend.
But temperatures are expected to climb above the mid-1920s for much of northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Sunday, according to the latest forecast.
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London and South East England
Highs of 24 ° C are forecast for Saturday in the capital and the southeast. London and Reading are expected to have the hottest days.
The capital is expected to be bathed in the hottest temperatures in the UK on Sunday, with a forecast of 28C and slightly lower temperatures for Berkshire, Wiltshire and Brighton.
Temperatures towards Kent are expected to be in the low 20s.
Milton Keynes could peak with highs of 27C on Sunday.
Coastal areas can expect to record highs of up to 24C on Saturday, with Plymouth and Barnstaple set for the warmest temperatures.
Yeovil is expected to register heat rising to 27 ° C on Sunday. Temperatures are expected to hover around the mid-1920s in Devon and Cornwall, with the highest temperature likely being 26 ° C in Bude.
Cambridge is expected to experience the mildest temperatures on Saturday with 23 ° C and temperatures above 20 ° C along much of the coastline.
The city could record highs of 27 ° C by Sunday afternoon, with the coasts expected to warm up in the mid-1920s.
Nottingham and Birmingham could record highs of 23C on Saturday.
Most of the Midlands can expect highs of 26C on Sunday.
Yorkshire and the Humber
Temperatures are expected to peak at around 20C for most areas on Saturday, with Leeds and Sheffield leading the way with a forecast of 23C.
York, Leeds and Sheffield all have a forecast of 26 ° C in store for a very hot Sunday.
Most temperatures are expected to peak above 20C on Saturday, including in Newcastle. Highs of 23C could bathe Haltwhistle.
Much of the northeast is expected to reach highs of 24C on Sunday.
Temperatures are forecast to be above 20 ° C overall on Saturday. Preston in Lancashire should have the mildest day with 24C.
Liverpool and Cumbria could record mild highs of 25C on Sunday.
Edinburgh and Glasgow could both record highs of 22 ° C on Saturday, with Carlisle set for the hottest day with a potential for mercury to reach 24 ° C.
Heat persists in central Scotland on Sunday with highs of 24C expected again and highs of 25C predicted for Dumfries and Galloway.
Temperatures could even exceed 20C in the southern Highlands.
Highs of up to 24C are expected for Saturday, with Aberystwyth set for the hottest temperatures.
Temperatures are expected to climb to 26-27C inland on Sunday, with 26C in Cardiff and much of the coast bathed in mid-1920s peaks.
Temperatures could reach 22C in Belfast and peak at 23C in Newry on Saturday.
Armagh is expected to set records of 26c on Sunday.
Much of Northern Ireland will bake in the mid-1920s with highs of 24 ° C in Belfast and 25 ° C in Omagh on Sunday, according to the latest forecast.