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England baked in its hottest temperature of the yr on Tuesday this week as 32.2C was recorded at Heathrow Airport in west London. But the heatwave is predicted to finish with thunderstorms throughout many areas of England and Wales this weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning throughout a lot of England and Wales on Saturday and Sunday, saying heavy rain and thundery showers may trigger flooding and transport disruption.

Brian Gaze, a forecaster at Weather Outlook, mentioned temperatures may climb to 32C later right this moment before warning there’s a “change on the way”.

He mentioned: “Temperatures climb above 30C (86F) in parts of the UK today as the heatwave conditions continue.

“However, there’s a change on the best way as an space of low stress begins to method from the southwest.

“It brings the risk of thundery downpours to southern and central Britain this weekend.

“Thursday begins dry. Through the day it turns into very heat or sizzling throughout a lot of the UK, though it is going to be cooler in japanese coastal counties.

“Temperatures range from 21C (70F) in northern Scotland to 32C (90F) in western England.

“Tomorrow might be high quality in a lot of the UK. The warmest situations might be within the west, however temperatures typically will not be as excessive as in current days. Through the night and night time, thundery downpours push up from the southwest.

“During Saturday heavy and thundery downpours push northwards across southern and central regions. The north has another dry and warm day.

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The maps then show the UK covered with red again on Friday as London, Leeds and Brighton see 25C and Manchester and Liverpool bake at 27C.

Berkshire, the Yorkshire Dales and Bristol could also see highs of 25C on the same day.

But Met Office meteorologist Tom Morgan said the heat will quickly end as some areas could see a month’s worth of rain this weekend.

He said: “In distinction to Tuesday when it was actually torrential downpours and heavy hail, the weekend weather is simply going to be extra typically moist.”

The Met Office also predicted the end of July next week to see “unsettled situations” of both sunshine and heavy showers.

The forecast for Monday, July 26, to Wednesday, August 4, said: “An unsettled begin to the interval, particularly throughout japanese elements of the UK the place some sluggish transferring and heavy showers are doubtless, these probably thundery at occasions.

“The best of the drier and sunnier conditions will be towards the west at first. Conditions are likely to become more generally unsettled by mid-week. Temperatures are likely to dip back to near normal to warm for most, particularly in the northwest of the UK.

“From the tip of subsequent week till early August, we’ll doubtless see changeable situations with a mixture of sunny spells and heavy showers, maybe with some extra extended rain at occasions. Currently, there isn’t any desire in direction of any explicit space seeing one regime dominate. Temperatures round common.”

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