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UK News UK to be hotter than Caribbean as heatwave moves in

16:21  05 august  2020
16:21  05 august  2020 Source:   msn.com

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The Met Office predicts hot weather tomorrow across almost all of the UK , with Scotland and Wales set to be "very warm" for a welcome change, but The 500-mile plume of scorching air will bring tropical breezes to Britain's coast, making the UK hotter than the Caribbean . Today's sunshine will beat last

Before the heat wave , anticyclonic conditions prevailed across the UK . May and early June had been much warmer and drier than average, the latter being The heatwave added to pressure on the NHS, on A&E departments and elsewhere. Shadow Health Secretary Jon Ashworth said, "I am very worried

An official heatwave could hit the UK from Thursday with temperatures expected to soar to 37C (98.6F) by the end of the week.

Parts of the country will be hotter than top holiday destinations in the Caribbean, including the Bahamas, Jamaica and Barbados.

The sweltering temperatures are expected to continue until Sunday and are the result of hot air moving in from southern Europe.

It means Britain could pass the threshold for a heatwave, which requires three days of temperatures over 25C (77F) across most of the nation and 28C (82.4F) in London.

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"Saturday will likely be another hot day for southern and central parts of the UK , with heatwave conditions possibly being met in parts of southern and The Met Office has issued a heat warning for some parts of England later this week amid the rising temperatures and urged Brits to be careful as

THE UK is set to be hotter than Benidorm this weekend, as temperatures soar to 36C. British beauty spots are bracing themselves for a stampede of visitors Forecasters now predict Britain is heading for a heatwave thanks to an 'African heat flare'. The 700 mile-wide area of hot air will bring temperatures

Temperatures in London and the south east on Friday may even surpass the 37.8C (100.04F) recorded in Heathrow on July 31 – the hottest day of the year so far, and the UK’s third warmest ever.

Met Office forecaster Oli Claydon said: “There’s a strong likelihood London and the south east could see a heatwave this week, with four or even five consecutive days of incredibly warm temperatures reaching a high of 37C on Friday.

“It is the result of southerly winds moving from Europe and parts of northern Africa, which will push the temperatures up.”

Thursday is expected to begin overcast for most of the country, but will be a dry day for all, with the sun appearing through the clouds by the afternoon and temperatures pushing to 30C (86F) in the capital.

UK could be set for heatwave - with temperatures hotter than the Caribbean

  UK could be set for heatwave - with temperatures hotter than the Caribbean An official heatwave could hit the UK on Thursday, with some parts basking in temperatures hotter than top holiday destinations in the Caribbean. Temperatures are expected to soar to 37C (98.6F) by the end of the week, caused by hot air moving in from southern Europe.It means parts of the country will be basking in warmer conditions than popular holiday destinations such as Jamaica, Barbados and the Bahamas.The high temperatures are expected to last from Thursday until Sunday, prompting the Met Office to issue a health alert.

If hot weather hits this summer, make sure it does not harm you or anyone you know. Why is a heatwave a problem? close curtains on rooms that face the sun to keep indoor spaces cooler and remember it may be cooler outdoors than indoors. if going outdoors, use cool spaces considerately

It was hotter in parts of the UK overnight than it was in Istanbul during the day, and temperatures are expected to continue to soar this week as the country basks in a heatwave . The mercury was 24C (75F) at midnight at London City airport – hotter than the Turkish city where temperatures did not

a dog in front of a building: People use their beach huts in Bournemouth (Steve Parsons/PA) © Provided by PA Media People use their beach huts in Bournemouth (Steve Parsons/PA)

However, rain is expected in the north west of Scotland and Northern Ireland on Friday, with highs of 22C (71.6F).

Wales and the north and south-west of England will be sunny, with temperatures reaching around 25C (77F).

Mr Claydon added: “Saturday will likely be another hot day for southern and central parts of the UK, with heatwave conditions potentially continuing in parts of southern and south-east England.

“Sunday should be the last of the heatwave conditions, before cold air moves in overnight leading to some thundery showers on Monday.”

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