Highs of 28 degrees could be hit this week as the country experiences a heat wave – but how long can the sun and heat last?
Well it turns out it’s not long at all because on Wednesday we can expect “heavy showers” and “thunder” in a dramatic U-turn.
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A Met Office forecast for Monday reads, “Stay well and dry to end the day with largely clear skies. The skies remain clear most of the time overnight, which poses a risk of patches of fog and haze. Particularly hot and heavy. Minimum temperature 12 ° C. “
And Tuesday also appears to be another hot day at the Met Office, said, “Generally fine with prolonged sunshine. Becoming windy with a risk of showers over West Cornwall later. Sensation from very hot to locally hot. Maximum temperature of 28 ° C. ”
But on Wednesday we can expect “heavy showers” and “thunder” in a dramatic U-turn.
A forecast reads: “Heavy showers are possible Wednesday and Thursday with a risk of thunderstorms.” Sunny spells on Friday with more showers. Become cooler. “
Later in September, the Met Office said: “The start of the season is looking mixed, with areas of cloud and some showers, as well as increasingly sunnier areas and dry weather.
“There is a chance that sunnier and drier conditions will arrive from the west or northwest during this time. Conditions will become less stable by the middle of the season, with showers and chances of longer periods of rain.
“This rain could become abundant, particularly in the west and north-west, with thunderstorms possible across the UK. “
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