UK weather: 30C weekend heatwave to blast Brits as temperatures soar to make it hotter than Portugal – LIVE UPDATES

BRITS could be scorched in the 30C sunshine for at least 14 more days with reports of a new heatwave on the way.

According to Netweather the south-east can expect the hottest weather with "Perhaps nudging the low 30s in the south-east of England."

With humid conditions building towards the weekend, 30C or more is "quite possible" on Saturday and Sunday, said John Hammond of Weather Trending.

The Met Office's long-range weather forecast reveals that temperatures are to be "very warm perhaps hot for a time" for the first part of the week starting June 14.

Read our weather live blog below for the latest updates...

  • John Hall

    BRITS LEFT RED-FACED AFTER STAYING OUT TOO LONG IN THE SUN THIS WEEK

    Dozy Brits were left red-faced after staying out too long in the sun this week.

    Social media pics showed the body areas they’d remembered to cover up — or not — in a painful British bake-off.

    It comes after Britain reached highs of 26C – with parts of the UK clocking in HOTTER than Spain.

    As Brits packed out beaches and parks to soak up the rays, tourists in Ibiza were pictured sheltering under umbrellas during downpours as temperatures barely reached 18C.

    The UK’s sunny spell will also be warmer than other popular destinations, including Portuguese archipelago Madeira, where it will be a pitiful 16C and rainy, and Nice in southern France where it is only set to reach 22C.

    Read more here.

  • John Hall

    MET OFFICE: HOT CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS

    A Met Office spokeswoman said: “We are looking at what could be hot conditions over the next few weeks, but it’s still very early to tell whether it will be the hottest June yet.

    “High pressure is starting to build which should lead to fine and dry conditions, with the occasional showery and thundery outbreaks.
    “We’re hopefully looking at what will be a very nice June indeed.”

  • John Hall

    WOMAN DIES AT POPULAR ESSEX BEACH AFTER COASTGUARD CALLED TO HELP WITH RESCUE

    A woman has died at a popular Essex beach after the Coastguard was called to help rescue a casualty in the sea.

    Cops, paramedic teams and the Southend-on-Sea Coastguard arrived at the incident at 10.15am.

    An air ambulance was dispatched to the area and Southend RNLI also launched its lifeboat at 11am.

    However, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene on Chalkwell beach.

    A police spokesperson said: “We were called by colleagues in the Coastguard to concerns for the welfare of a woman in the water at 10.15am, Monday 7 June.”

  • John Hall

    HOW DO I SLEEP WHEN IT IS HOT?

    Experts have issued the following tips to help get a good night’s sleep.

    • Keep bedroom curtains closed during the day
    • Use cotton sheets, which will absorb sweat and help you sleep more comfortably
    • Open a window an hour before you go to bed
    • Use a fan to circulate air around the room
    • Put sheets in the freezer for a few minutes before bedtime

    When it comes to coping with higher temperatures, Dr Thomas Waite of Public Health England has said: “It’s really important to remember that there are some people whose health suffers in hot weather.

    “Older people, those with underlying health conditions, and young children may all feel the ill-effects.”

    DOG’S BALEARICS

    Britain is set to be hotter than the Balearics today as the mercury soars to 24C – but sudden hail showers are expected to sweep the East.

    After a weekend of balmy sunshine, some may now need a brolly despite the high temperatures continuing today. 

    Brits will be able to bask in the heat as any fog and low cloud lifts away this morning, making room for sunny spells – while Ibiza just scrapes 22C.

    It’s welcome news to those whose holiday plans were scuppered due to the latest green-list announcement – but as it finally starts to feel like summer, some parts of the country will be struck by sudden hail showers.

    WEST COAST BRACED FOR “FORMIDABLE” HEATWAVE

    A formidable heatwave is set to grip the West Coast over the next week, sending temperatures soaring above 100F.

    The early-season hot spell could also break more than 130 heat records from Southern California all the way up to parts of Washington State.

    Temperatures will edge over the 100F mark as far north as Eastern Washington during the heat wave’s peak, forecasts from the National Weather Service show.

    Some communities in California’s Central Valley could also be hit with temperatures as high as 110F in the coming days.

    Similarly, in northern California, highs will range from 20 to 25 degrees above average for this time of year.

    SUN LIKE IT HOT

    Britain is set to bask in soaring temperatures this week with the heat set to rise, with the possibility of record highs of 30C.

    The mercury is set to soar even more throughout the week, with Friday set to hit 27C and it could get hotter later on with chances of a new warmest day of the year.

    The weather outlook have said that there are signs of cooler air returning but it could be warmer before that.

    They said: “There is a realistic possibility of 30C being reached in the UK for this first time this year before temperatures dip.

    BRITS LEFT RED-FACED AFTER STAYING OUT TOO LONG IN THE SUN THIS WEEK

    Dozy Brits were left red-faced after staying out too long in the sun this week.

    Social media pics showed the body areas they’d remembered to cover up — or not — in a painful British bake-off.

    It comes after Britain reached highs of 26C – with parts of the UK clocking in HOTTER than Spain.

    As Brits packed out beaches and parks to soak up the rays, tourists in Ibiza were pictured sheltering under umbrellas during downpours as temperatures barely reached 18C.

    The UK’s sunny spell will also be warmer than other popular destinations, including Portuguese archipelago Madeira, where it will be a pitiful 16C and rainy, and Nice in southern France where it is only set to reach 22C.

    Read more here.

    HOT DOGS CONTINUED

    If you place the back of your hand on the pavement and it feels hot – then it’s too hot for your dog’s paw.

    Experts call it the seven-second pavement test – if it’s too hot for your hand for seven seconds, then walking your dog in those conditions wouldn’t be the best idea.

    Dogs’ main sweat glands are located on their paw pads – which is one of the reasons why walking on hot pavements is uncomfortable for the pups.

    In the hot weather, don’t run, jog or cycle with dogs.

    • John Hall

      IS IT TOO HOT TO WALK MY DOG?

      Dogs, just like people, can get heatstroke so you should walk them when it’s cooler, such as early in the morning or later at night.

      Heatstroke can be fatal and occur in a matter of minutes, with tell-tale signs include collapsing, excessive panting and dribbling.

      But sadly, often when they show symptoms the damage is already done.

    • Joseph Gamp

      WEEKEND SET TO BRING MINI-HEATWAVE (CONTINUED…)

      But the weekend is set to be a scorcher with the mercury potentially tipping 30C (86F) in parts of the South East by the beginning of next week.

      Mr Claydon said: "But by the beginning of the weekend and going into next week we might start to meet that criteria, by Sunday we might see 28C (82.4F) or 29C (84.2F).

      "It looks set to continue into next week, that is outside of our detailed forecast but the indication is that settled warm weather is set to continue."

      Mr Claydon continued: "As well as the 28C/29C (82.4F/84.2F) expected in London and the south east, elsewhere in places like Nottingham will potentially be meeting the heat wave criteria with 27C (80.6F) forecast.

      "Various other places set to meet the heatwave threshold as well."

    • Joseph Gamp

      WEEKEND SET TO BRING MINI HEATWAVE ACROSS THE UK, FORECASTERS SAY

      Britain could be on the brink of a mini-heatwave this weekend, with the mercury reaching the high 20s across most of the UK.

      A spell of high pressure means most areas will meet the Met Office's definition of a heatwave – defined as three days above a particular temperature threshold.

      The sun is set to stick around for the rest of the month, with only north-western parts due a little wind and rain towards the end of next week.

      Met Office spokesman Oli Claydon told the PA news agency: "There's a definition of what a heatwave is – it is at least three consecutive days of maximum temperatures meeting or exceeding a temperature threshold.

      "It is above 28C (82.4F) for London and large chunk of the south east, it is 27C (80.6F) for the Midlands and going towards the south west its 26C (78.8F). In Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Devon and Cornwall and the north east its 25C (77F) – so it is a sliding scale depending on where you are, but we haven't yet met that maximum threshold."

    • Joseph Gamp

      WATCH: UK WEATHER – HOTTEST WEEK OF THE YEAR AHEAD

      UK weather – Britain to enjoy hottest day of the year this week with 30C scorcher as UK just keeps getting HOTTER

       

    • Joseph Gamp

      BRITS LEFT RED-FACED AFTER STAYING OUT TOO LONG IN THE SUN THIS WEEK

      Dozy Brits were left red-faced after staying out too long in the sun this week.

      Social media pics showed the body areas they’d remembered to cover up — or not — in a painful British bake-off.

      It comes after Britain reached highs of 26C – with parts of the UK clocking in HOTTER than Spain.

      As Brits packed out beaches and parks to soak up the rays, tourists in Ibiza were pictured sheltering under umbrellas during downpours as temperatures barely reached 18C.

      The UK’s sunny spell will also be warmer than other popular destinations, including Portuguese archipelago Madeira, where it will be a pitiful 16C and rainy, and Nice in southern France where it is only set to reach 22C.

      Read more here.

    • Joseph Gamp

      SUN LIKE IT HOT

      Britain is set to bask in soaring temperatures this week with the heat set to rise, with the possibility of record highs of 30C.

      The mercury is set to soar even more throughout the week, with Friday set to hit 27C and it could get hotter later on with chances of a new warmest day of the year.

      The weather outlook have said that there are signs of cooler air returning but it could be warmer before that.

      They said: “There is a realistic possibility of 30C being reached in the UK for this first time this year before temperatures dip.”

    • Joseph Gamp

      IS IT TOO HOT TO WALK MY DOG?

      Dogs, just like people, can get heatstroke so you should walk them when it’s cooler, such as early in the morning or later at night.

      Heatstroke can be fatal and occur in a matter of minutes, with tell-tale signs include collapsing, excessive panting and dribbling.

      But sadly, often when they show symptoms the damage is already done.

    • Joseph Gamp

      MET OFFICE: HOT CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS

      A Met Office spokeswoman said: “We are looking at what could be hot conditions over the next few weeks, but it’s still very early to tell whether it will be the hottest June yet.

      “High pressure is starting to build which should lead to fine and dry conditions, with the occasional showery and thundery outbreaks.
      “We’re hopefully looking at what will be a very nice June indeed.”

    • [email protected]

      WOMAN DIES AT POPULAR ESSEX BEACH AFTER COASTGUARD CALLED TO HELP WITH RESCUE

      A woman has died at a popular Essex beach after the Coastguard was called to help rescue a casualty in the sea.

      Cops, paramedic teams and the Southend-on-Sea Coastguard arrived at the incident at 10.15am.

      An air ambulance was dispatched to the area and Southend RNLI also launched its lifeboat at 11am.

      However, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene on Chalkwell beach.

      A police spokesperson said: “We were called by colleagues in the Coastguard to concerns for the welfare of a woman in the water at 10.15am, Monday 7 June.”

    • [email protected]

      SUN LIKE IT HOT

      Britain is set to bask in soaring temperatures this week with the heat set to rise, with the possibility of record highs of 30C.

      The mercury is set to soar even more throughout the week, with Friday set to hit 27C and it could get hotter later on with chances of a new warmest day of the year.

      The weather outlook have said that there are signs of cooler air returning but it could be warmer before that.

      They said: “There is a realistic possibility of 30C being reached in the UK for this first time this year before temperatures dip.”

    • [email protected]

      HOT HELL

      A pollen bomb is set to explode across England as temperatures continue to soar this week – wreaking havoc for allergy sufferers.

      The peak of grass pollen season is underway and Brits are set to bask in 30C temperatures for another two weeks.

      The Met Office today warned that there will be high grass and nettle pollen levels in many southern areas this week.

      Today the highest pollen levels will be seen in the South and the Midlands.

      Medium pollen counts will be seen over the North West, with levels being lowest in Scotland.

    • Joseph Gamp

      IN PICTURES: MAN COOLS OFF IN RIVER THAMES AT MOLESEY, SOUTH WEST LONDON

      Rower Noah Norman cools off in a sun drenched River Thames at Molesey in south west LondonCredit: LNP
    • [email protected]

      BRITS LEFT RED-FACED AFTER STAYING OUT TOO LONG IN THE SUN THIS WEEK

      Dozy Brits were left red-faced after staying out too long in the sun this week.

      Social media pics showed the body areas they’d remembered to cover up — or not — in a painful British bake-off.

      It comes after Britain reached highs of 26C – with parts of the UK clocking in HOTTER than Spain.

      As Brits packed out beaches and parks to soak up the rays, tourists in Ibiza were pictured sheltering under umbrellas during downpours as temperatures barely reached 18C.

      The UK’s sunny spell will also be warmer than other popular destinations, including Portuguese archipelago Madeira, where it will be a pitiful 16C and rainy, and Nice in southern France where it is only set to reach 22C.

      Read more here.

    • [email protected]

      WEST COAST BRACED FOR “FORMIDABLE” HEATWAVE

      A formidable heatwave is set to grip the West Coast over the next week, sending temperatures soaring above 100F.

      The early-season hot spell could also break more than 130 heat records from Southern California all the way up to parts of Washington State.

      Temperatures will edge over the 100F mark as far north as Eastern Washington during the heat wave’s peak, forecasts from the National Weather Service show.

      Some communities in California’s Central Valley could also be hit with temperatures as high as 110F in the coming days.

      Similarly, in northern California, highs will range from 20 to 25 degrees above average for this time of year.

    • [email protected]

      BRITS LEFT RED-FACED AFTER STAYING OUT TOO LONG IN THE SUN THIS WEEK

      Dozy Brits were left red-faced after staying out too long in the sun this week.

      Social media pics showed the body areas they’d remembered to cover up — or not — in a painful British bake-off.

      It comes after Britain reached highs of 26C – with parts of the UK clocking in HOTTER than Spain.

      As Brits packed out beaches and parks to soak up the rays, tourists in Ibiza were pictured sheltering under umbrellas during downpours as temperatures barely reached 18C.

      The UK’s sunny spell will also be warmer than other popular destinations, including Portuguese archipelago Madeira, where it will be a pitiful 16C and rainy, and Nice in southern France where it is only set to reach 22C.

      Read more here.

    • [email protected]

      MET OFFICE: HOT CONDITIONS OVER THE NEXT TWO WEEKS

      A Met Office spokeswoman said: “We are looking at what could be hot conditions over the next few weeks, but it’s still very early to tell whether it will be the hottest June yet.

      “High pressure is starting to build which should lead to fine and dry conditions, with the occasional showery and thundery outbreaks.
      “We’re hopefully looking at what will be a very nice June indeed.”

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