VIOLENT thunderstorms will convey extra flood and rain distress for thousands and thousands right now – earlier than a 35C scorcher banishes the moist climate later this week.
Forecasters have issued a “hazard to life” warning for a lot of England and Wales right now – as Britain reels from the tail-end of a 60-hour-long climate bomb.
Tens of millions within the South, East and Central elements of England will proceed to be battered by monsoon showers this morning – with frequent lightning in addition to hail and excessive winds.
The Met Workplace yellow climate warning for England is because of final till 10am this morning – though poor climate is anticipated all through the day in elements.
Heavy rain in North Wales and North West England additionally deserves a separate yellow climate warning right here – which is ready to final till not less than noon.
Met Workplace forecaster Luke Miall stated: “A pulse is developing from round South East England and will give the danger of violent thunderstorms.
“Some will see very heavy rain, flash flooding, frequent lightning, hail and winds all thrown in.”
SUMMER SUN’S COMING
However scorching air transferring in from continental Europe will convey with it drier, sunnier and hotter situations – and by Saturday elements of London might get as scorching as 35C.
The rain and thunderstorms are set to make method for sunshine and searing warmth in time for Glastonbury this weekend, in keeping with the Met Workplace.
Because the week progresses the warmth is forecast to construct – with southern areas getting the most well liked climate.
Peak each day temperatures throughout a lot of England and Wales are predicted to be effectively above 20C all week.
Scotland and Northern Eire might be barely cooler, though the mercury is anticipated to rise above 20C on Saturday.
Met Workplace spokeswoman Nicola Maxey stated: “The continent is seeing some very excessive temperatures, with record-breaking temperatures anticipated throughout France, Spain and Belgium.
“We aren’t seeing temperatures as scorching as Europe, however will probably be heat for the UK.”
She added: “By Saturday we could possibly be 30C within the south, with London 30C however with remoted spots of 33C, 34C or 35C, possibly.”
Final 12 months’s report for June, a month through which the UK was hit by a collection of wildfires, was 33C recorded at Porthmadog in Gwynedd.
Glastonbury festival-goers might be handled to persistently heat and dry climate – with temperatures anticipated to largely stay within the mid to high-20s all through the weekend.
On Friday it might get as scorching as 31C on the mammoth music occasion – so revellers are suggested to convey loads of sunscreen.
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Each the UV index and the pollen rely are forecast to stay excessive this week.
Ms Maxey stated: “Individuals who undergo from hay fever may really feel fairly uncomfortable.”
The very best temperature of the 12 months to this point was 28.8C – recorded in Norfolk on June 2.
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