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UK NewsMediterranean heat wave set to warm UK - but there's still a chance of rain warns Met Office

18:20  18 july  2019
18:20  18 july  2019 Source:   msn.com

Met Office issues severe weather warning for torrential rain in part of Wales

Met Office issues severe weather warning for torrential rain in part of Wales Some places in Wales could 20-30mm of rain in a few hours

The Met Office has issued a Yellow ‘severe’ warning for thunderstorms today, saying homes and “Where flooding or lightning strikes occur, there is a chance of delays and some cancellations to train and bus services.” “Very hot air from the Mediterranean will bring humidity from Monday, with 23C

Britain is set to bake in a mini heatwave this weekend after days of downpours Credit: Alamy Live News. But a Met Office spokeswoman prolonged sunshine is to warm southern parts of Britain over the Emma Sharples told The Sun: " There ' s been a lot of rain in a very short period of time, but it's

Mediterranean heat wave set to warm UK - but there's still a chance of rain warns Met Office © Ian Cooper/North Wales Live Tourists flock to Benllech beach as temperatures rise

Temperatures are set to soar in North Wales next week as hot air makes its way over from the Mediterranean.

The region and other parts of the UK will benefit from the heat wave as it sweeps over from the continent.

Parts of Flintshire , Wrexham and Denbighshire are likely to see temperatures reach up to 25 degrees.

It will be cooler and cloudier further west and on Anglesey , but it will still be warm as the school holidays begin.

However, as the week progresses, there could be thunderstorms and showers, the Met Office has warned.

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Met Office spokesman Oli Claydon said the weekend' s weather will be "hit and miss" due to a band of rain moving in from the south west. He said: "That will still be clearing eastwards through Saturday morning, particularly along the east coast. “In its wake there will be periods of brightness but there is

Rain is set to flood the UK this week (Image: WX Charts). The Met Office has also revealed that "longer spells of rain " could be on the horizon, putting Summer 2018 was one of the warmest ever, with the Met Office declaring a heat wave that lasted from the end of June to the first week of August.

A spokesman said: "At the moment, the first weather for the half of next week is more certain than the second half.

"On Monday, there is a small chance of a few showers but we will see mainly dry weather with some cloud near coastal areas.

Mediterranean heat wave set to warm UK - but there's still a chance of rain warns Met Office © Ian Cooper/North Wales Live Port Amlwch on a fine summers day in North Wales

"It will be warmer further east towards the English border where temperatures will reach mid to high 20s.

"Heading west and into Anglesey, temperatures will be in their low 20s.

"On Tuesday, we will see more in the way of sunshine and it will be warm and humid, but Anglesey will still be quite cloudy.

"By mid-week, there will be a band of rain coming in from the west which may well move from Wednesday to Thursday bringing with it cooler air.

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Mini heatwave on the way after unsettled weekend Temperatures could reach 34C next week – equalling this year’s record high.

Rain is set to blight the UK over the next three days. Met Office spokesman Oli Claydon said the weekend' s weather will be "hit and miss" due to a band of rain moving in from the south west. “In its wake there will be periods of brightness but there is a mixture of heavy, potentially thundery showers

The Met Office also warned there is a “slight chance ” of some damage to buildings. Only parts of the south east will keep the balmy weather with most of The Met Office issued warnings of "persistent and heavy rain " over parts of western Scotland, with floods set to cause travel chaos until Tuesday.

Mediterranean heat wave set to warm UK - but there's still a chance of rain warns Met Office © Ian Cooper/North Wales Live Blue skies and glorious sunshine brought families to the beach in Talacre

"Temperatures will still be in their high teens/low 20s and we can expect sunny spells, scattered showers and even some thunderstorms."

The spokesman added: "Overall, the first half of the week will be fine and dry and the second half will be more unsettled.

"The warmer air is coming from the continent from Spain and France where temperatures will reach high 30s and early 40s.

"But when the wind changes direction bringing in cooler air from the Atlantic, conditions will be much fresher and we will lose some of the heat.

"So the second half of the week is not looking as warm but the weather is where it should be for this time of year."

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