UK Weather Forecast: Red heat wave of 27 ° C to scorch UK with 11 DAY continental plume | Weather | New
Brian Gaze of Weather Outlook predicted that the south-east of England, including London, would bask in glorious highs of at least 21C over an 11-day period between Bank Holiday Monday, which falls on June 31, and Thursday June 10. could even see highs of 27C during the first part of June, as high pressure from mainland Europe seems likely to arrive. Mr Gaze told Express.co.uk: “The probability that 21C will be reached in London or the south-east of England on any day between June 31 and June 10 is over 50%.
“So it would be a big change of weather after what we have had to face in recent weeks!
“Unfortunately the further north-west of the UK you head the more likely things will stay more changeable and cooler.
“At the moment I think it’s unlikely that we would see 30C hit in the first third of June, but 27C in the southern half of the UK wouldn’t surprise me.
“Considering the long period of low temperatures which would certainly be hot for many people.
“The source of the heat depends on where the high pressure is concentrated, but either from continental Europe or from the southwest.”
Despite Mr Gaze’s warning that parts of the north-west are cooler in the first part of June, the latest maps from Netweather show temperatures still reach 22C in Liverpool and Manchester on Tuesday 1 June.
Birmingham and Bristol in the west could also see highs of 22 ° C on the same day.
Terry Scholey, forecaster at Netweather, also expected May to end on a “much warmer note” after a wet and windy month.
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He added that temperatures could even climb to 20 ° C in the south as early as tomorrow as high pressure begins to dominate.
Mr Scholey said: “There are changes going on as the high pressure begins to set in.
“The very cool and humid month of May has already been well documented, but it looks like the end of the month, which includes the spring holiday, will end on a finer, drier and much warmer note.
“It will take a few days, however, for temperatures to recover, and the amount of cloud will vary for a while, but the change will be welcomed by farmers and cultivators who ‘cried’ for rain ago. barely a month.
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“A steady rise in pressure brings an improvement by Thursday to milder, drier weather as the holiday approaches.
“Very low clouds and haze in parts of the north and east will lift and dissipate throughout the morning, leaving most areas with hot sunny spells in light breezes.
“As a result, temperatures respond to as high as 19 or 20 ° C where you see the best of the sun in the south, but 15-18 ° C more generally, although some North Sea coasts may find it difficult to exceed the temperatures. 12 or 13 ° C cold. “
The Met Office’s long-term forecast between Sunday, May 30 and Tuesday, June 8 added that the warm weather could be disrupted by brief episodes of rain, but that overall temperatures will be “above average.”
The forecast read: “High pressure will initially be dominant over the UK, with many areas experiencing hot, dry and sunny weather on Sunday and Monday.
“However, outbreaks of rain are reported to gradually move from the northwest on Monday, marking a change to more volatile conditions.
“There will be drier and clearer intervals, but overall temperatures will be slightly below average during this volatile period.
“By the end of the period, more stable conditions should return and temperatures should return to average.”