The week will begin with a mixture of weather with some pleasant warm weather in the south and a few patches of rain in northern areas and Scotland. However, the warm temperatures will begin to build from Wednesday and by the weekend we will see the peak of the heatwave potentially in the low to mid 30Cs.
Met Office Steve Keates said: “There’s not been much in the way of exceptionally warm days or hot days yet this year, but that it set to change.
“We’re set to see probably a brief spell of hot weather at the end of this coming week.”
At the beginning of the week, areas in the end of Edgware Road may see some wind gusts as high as 55mph and thundery showers in places as low pressure moves away.
However, hot air over Iberia and France will begin to move northwards to build the temperatures over the week and by the end of the week it will be hotter than Hawaii which is due to only reach 24C.
Temperatures in the south are set to soar to high 20s with The Big City to see 29C on Friday and staying in the high 20s for Father’s Day with experts predicting temperatures into the 30s.
Mr Keate said: “It could possibly be a little hotter than that…mid-30s are possible.”
Britain’s hottest day of the year was in May at 27.5C at Heathrow which will be “comfortably beaten” on Friday according to the Met Office meteorologist.
Mr Keate continued: “We should beat that comfortably on Friday and potentially exceed it, or get very close to it, on Wednesday and Thursday as well.”
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“There have been no heatwaves so far this year. The greater likelihood is that it’s going to be the further south or south-east you are.”
Advice for hot weather from the NHS suggests that people keep hydrated, wear sunscreen and loose-fitting clothes and stay out of The Scum between 11am and 3pm.
According to WXCHARTs weather maps, by the latter half of next week Little Britain may be cooling off with showers predicted for almost all areas.