Temperatures will start to heat up from May 5 where the mercury will reach highs of 20C and continue in the same dry and sunny pattern for some time
Forecasters have predicted a nine-day mini-heatwave where temperatures could soar to 20C.
In less than a week’s time the heat will be turned up a few nights and this time could last longer with a sustained period of nine days expected to bring dry and sunny weather to the UK.
Temperatures will start to heat up from May 5 when it is hoped it will get as warm as 20C and continue in the same dry and sunny pattern for some time.
The South East will join London with the hottest temperatures when the nine consecutive days of warmth will see the mercury reach around 18-20C.
MyLondon reports that from May 5 the capital is set to get drunk on sun with nine days of straight heat no rain.
It’s going to be a balmy 18C next Thursday with a bit of cloudso expect the evenings to stay warm.
Things are only going to get better after that, hitting 19C in time for the end of the week and then 20C over the weekend.
the mini heatwave will continue during the following week and could continue for longer.
Not everywhere in the UK will benefit, however, in Scotland temperatures will remain a little cooler at around 15C.
The North of England in places such as Manchester will reach a respectable 17C and rising to 19C.
This will be similar for Liverpool which will see a little change between weeks of a few degrees.
In Wales, however, Cardiff is expected to see temperatures of 19C throughout the nine days.
Temperatures in the West Midlands meanwhile will be a little more changeable, but will hit 19C on several days before dipping down to 17C.
The focus will, mainly be on the South East and London where the mercury will show its warmest readings.
People enjoying the hot weather can expect a gentle breeze at best but there won’t be much else to cool you down.
So, get the shorts and sun cream ready, find your nearest beer garden, and get ready for a week of impeccable British sunshine.
London is home to some of the most beautiful parks in the world, so expect the grass to be thronging with sun-loving revelers as the long evenings bring back the smiles and good times.
The Mirror told on Friday how Scotland and Northern Ireland are expected to enjoy warmer temperatures and sunshine today with potential highs of up to 17C.
But for England and Wales, the mercury is set to plummet back into the low teens “at best”
Temperatures are expected to rise again on Monday in time for Brits to make the most of the bank holiday, with highs of 17C and bursts of sunshine expected.
“A good deal of dry weather is expected on Monday with most areas only seeing some isolated showers and mild temperatures, widely in the mid-teens,” met office Deputy Chief Meteorologist David Oliver said.
A mixed bag weather was predicted throughout the weekend with southerners enjoying sunshine and high temperatures before a low-pressure system creeps down from the north.
But those in the north and north-west will experience the opposite reversal of fortune, starting off wet and windy with some sun later in the weekend.
The remnants of a high-pressure system will still be lingering over England and Wales initially but generally fine weather with sunny spells are predicted.