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US NewsGood Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow

16:45  19 april  2019
16:45  19 april  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Really GOOD Friday! Britain's four-day Easter weekend will be kick-started with sizzling 77F on the warmest day of year with sun to last into next week

Really GOOD Friday! Britain's four-day Easter weekend will be kick-started with sizzling 77F on the warmest day of year with sun to last into next week The UK looks set to be hotter than Rome as an area of high pressure brings warm air north from the Mediterranean – giving Britain an Easter heatwave and its first real taste of summer this year. The warmest day of the year so far was nearly two months ago February 26, when 70.1F (21.2C) was recorded in Kew Gardens, South West London, during February's record-breaking spell of sunny weather. Since then, the country has experienced changeable conditions with spots of wet and windy weather and even five inches of snow at the beginning of this month in the North East.

Easter weekend sunshine starts TODAY with 68F as Britain prepares for 77 F highs over The Met Office expects a dry, settled and warm bank holiday weekend throughout much of the Britain is set for its first spell of prolonged warm weather of the year from today with temperatures set to reach

Good Friday is a Christian observance which commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Hot cross buns are a must on Good Friday . ©iStockphoto.com/ThitareeSarmkasat. The Easter school holiday in the UK is usually around two weeks long, and most schools break up on Good Friday or

Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © PA A man walks along a path lined with cherry blossoms in Harrogate, Yorkshire, as Britain sees warmer spring weather this week.

Britons have been basking in Good Friday sunshine as the country is set for its warmest Easter weekend for 70 years, after enjoying the hottest day of the year so far yesterday.

Thousands flocked to beaches and parks to make the most of the ice-cream-melting Bank Holiday heat as temperatures soared to 23C in the south.

Things are expected to heat up even more as the holiday weekend continues, with London likely to hit 25C (77F) on Saturday. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Lucy Laphan, 21, enjoys an early-morning punt down the River Cam in Cambridge as the UK basks in Bank Holiday sunshine

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann predicts Ireland to be hotter than Lanzarote for Easter weekend

Irish weather forecast: Met Eireann predicts Ireland to be hotter than Lanzarote for Easter weekend It's going to be the warmest weekend of the year so far . After a miserable Monday that saw 21 counties hit with weather warnings, it looks as though the country will experience more summer-like conditions later this week. Met Eireann is forecasting temperatures of up to 20C on Good Friday, and Saturday will be even warmer - making Ireland hotter than Lanzarote. A spokesperson said: "Good Friday will be dry with sunny spells. It will be warm with light variable breezes and highest temperatures of 15C to 20C.

Find out when bank holidays are in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - including past and future bank holidays . UK bank holidays . Contents. England and Wales. The next bank holiday in England and Wales is. 19 April. Good Friday .

About 10 million Britons are preparing to head off on holiday during the Easter weekend, with forecasters predicting some of the hottest The Great Easter Getaway begins today: 10m Britons prepare to head off for four-day weekend set for sun and 77 F highs after battling chaos on roads and

A Met Office forecaster said: 'It's going to be dry, bright and sunny for nearly everybody this weekend. Temperatures are expected to reach into the 20s every day of the four-day break.

Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Easter heatwave caused thousands to flock to Bournemouth beach as the holidays get off to a scorching start

'It is likely to be the warmest Easter Sunday since 2011 and the warmest Easter weekend since 1949.'

Back then, temperatures in Camden Square, London, reached a sweltering 29.4C (84.9F) over the Easter weekend.

Sunseekers have been flooding to Bournemouth seafront in Dorset today desperate to soak up the glorious bank holiday rays. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Tierney Rocks, 17, plays volleyball in the water at Bournemouth beach in ice-cream melting temperatures on Good Friday

Ireland set to be hotter than Tenerife this weekend as temperatures reach 21C

Ireland set to be hotter than Tenerife this weekend as temperatures reach 21C Forecasters are predicting the country is set to bask in weather similar to Spain just days after heavy rain brought spot flooding. 

It ' s a glorious bank holiday ! Temperatures soar to 24C - but if you're planning a barbecue It ' s going to be a glorious bank holiday as Britain basks in sunshine, with temperatures soaring to A woman plays the saxophone on Brighton beach as thousands turned up to soak up the summer

Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday

Car parks at the seaside resort were chockablock with hotels selling out their rooms to tourists and last-minute holiday makers.

According to Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council, the sweltering conditions could see hundreds of thousands of pounds spent in the coastal resort. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Large crowds enjoy the sunshine on London Riverside as the Bank Holiday sunshine beat down on Tower Bridge

By midday on Friday, the authority had reported 182 deck chairs being hired out, with 5,000 sunseekers already enjoying out on the sand. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited

It is estimated that around 50,000 visitors will to Bournemouth beach over the course of the weekend. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Three-year-old Sophia Rickaby plays in a bluebell wood in Hampshire while enjoying the warm Good Friday weather

10m embark on Easter getaways as UK temperatures set to hit 23C

10m embark on Easter getaways as UK temperatures set to hit 23C The Met Office predicts there will be plenty of dry and sunny weather across the country. Are you travelling this Easter weekend? ???? Find out what the weather's got in store along with some tips for drivers from our friends @TheRAC_UK pic.twitter.com/2pbjCV7OXp — Met Office (@metoffice) April 17, 2019 Temperatures are expected to widely reach the low 20s Celsius and peak at 23C in the South.

Good Friday and Easter Monday are considered Bank Holidays with most businesses being closed across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, giving most a four day holiday . Easter coincides with a two week holiday for schools and is the most popular time for family vacations.

May Day bank holiday is tipped to be the hottest on record as temperatures soar to a sizzling 82F making Britain warmer than the French Riviera, southern Spain and Hot and sunny weather is set for a comeback over the Bank Holiday weekend - and could be with us into the middle of next week.

Nicola Goode, from BCP Council, said: 'On Friday morning alone there were 5,000 people down at Bournemouth beach with that set to double in the afternoon. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The 19-year-old dries off after splashing around in the water at Brighton Beach - where temperatures have soared to 22C

'With this being an extended weekend we could see more than even more than that over the coming days which is a real boost for the town.

'Drinks and refreshment sales on the beach will definitely see a huge spike as will sales of towels and swimming costumes in the town centre. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A couple bask  in the Bank Holiday sunshine and read the newspaper at Weymouth beach on Good Friday afternoon

'A sunny bank holiday is so important to town's like Bournemouth as well as Poole and Christchurch nearby.'

Supermarkets are predicting big demand for barbecue items as householders enjoy time in the garden. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A woman plays with her dog on the sand at Bournemouth beach on Friday morning amid the Bank Holiday heatwave

What the papers say – April 19

What the papers say – April 19 The Easter weather and climate protesters feature on the Friday front pages.

On that sweltering Good Friday in April 1949, temperatures reached 84.9F (29.4C) in London’s Camden Square and over the next few days we are set to enjoy weather which will be almost as glorious . With the mercury soaring this Bank Holiday , DAVID LEAFE looks back at how Britain

Britons soak up the sunshine on Brighton beachMillions of Britons have been making the most of And forecasters predict the dry, settled conditions will last into Bank Holiday Monday, despite On Saturday, Shobdon in Herefordshire was the hottest spot in the country with temperatures peaking

The 2019 temperature record so far was set yesterday at Wiggonholt in West Sussex, at 73.9F (23.3C).

Yesterday's weather brought out sunseekers across the country, with one donning a swimsuit and straw hat to lounge among the tulips at the Botanical Gardens in Swansea.

But there were problems too, with a huge fire breaking out at Lyme Park, a National Trust site in Cheshire. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited People enjoy a morning coffee in the Good Friday sunshine at Plymouth seafront in Devon today

Dozens of firemen from Greater Manchester and Cheshire were called to the park in Disley, on the southern outskirts of Stockport, just after 4pm.

The blaze was said to have engulfed a large area of moorland, with crews trying to stop the flames spreading to nearby woodland. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A father and daughter throw a Frisbee at Portobello in Edinbugh facing the Firth of Forth

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said: 'There are no reports of any injuries, however Lyme Park has been closed to the public and visitors are advised to stay away.'

Those living nearby were urged to keep windows and doors closed because of the smoke.

In Cornwall, more than 80 firemen worked through the night to tackle large gorse fires on Bodmin Moor which were feared to have been started deliberately. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Thousands flocked to Brighton Beach and pitched up their deck chairs for a day of basking in 23C sunshine

Irish weather forecast: Hottest day of the year so far as Met Eireann says sweltering temperatures will continue

Irish weather forecast: Hottest day of the year so far as Met Eireann says sweltering temperatures will continue It was even warmer than holiday destinations like Lanzarote, Barcelona and Cape Town . Among those enjoying the great weather were friends Emily Connolly, 14, and Laura O’Shaughnessy, from Drumcondra in Dublin who said they love to head to seaside to have a dip in the water when the sun comes out. Emily said: “It’s like being in Spain on a day like today. We love coming here. “It feels like a holiday. We are making the most of it. © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Enjoying the good weather in Dun Laoghaire Co Dublin.

Britons soak up the sunshine on Brighton beach. Almost all of the UK has been basking in summer sunshine after enduring weeks of wet and miserable conditions. The Midlands and East Anglia enjoyed the best of the warm weather with temperatures reaching 25C ( 77 F ). And forecasters predict the dry

THE mercury is set to rocket up over the coming days but Brits should enjoy it before the holiday which could take a damper turn. A bikini clad sun worshipper soaks up the rays on Brighton Beach. “ Friday could see a bit of rain coming over Northern Ireland which will move across the UK

Four fires were discovered over a distance of two miles, with one witness saying that flames 'very close' to homes, livestock and a busy road.

A Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said early indications were that the fire was of a 'suspicious nature'. Good Fry-day! Britons soak up the glorious Bank Holiday sun as UK is set for its hottest Easter in 70 years with temperatures soaring to 77F tomorrow © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Families and couples on Weymouth beach enjoy the holiday sunshine on Good Friday ahead of Easter weekend

Emergency services first received calls shortly before midnight on Wednesday and the blaze was finally extinguished at around 7.30am.

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Ireland 'unlikely' to record warmest Easter Sunday to date despite highs of 22C, with weather to take a turn next week.
THE UK Met Office has recorded the hottest Easter Sunday on record in Northern Ireland - but it is "unlikely" that the Republic will record the same, Met Eireann have said. 

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