Thursday, 2 July 2015
UK weather: Britain hotter than BALI this weekend as temperatures hit a 'tropical' 32C
ritain is set to
sizzle again this weekend
with temperatures reaching a 'tropical' 32C - making the UK hotter than Bali.
Sun worshippers enjoyed the hottest day of the year yesterday but forecasters have warned the hot weather will continue on Saturday and Sunday.
This is despite warnings of floods and transport chaos tomorrow night after a month's rain in three hours.
Forecasters say temperatures could hit 30C tomorrow with temperatures possibly reaching 32C on Saturday and 25C on Sunday.
However, the Met Office warned of thunderstorms dumping up to 50mm of rain - a month's worth - in three hours tomorrow night across England and Wales.
The Environment Agency warned of "significant disruption" from "flooding of roads and railways, with flooding of properties possible."
Met Office forecaster Dan Williams said: "30C has a chance on Friday and is totally conceivable on Saturday.
"Thundery rain will spread north later on Friday, with locally heavy rain with thunder, clearing during Saturday with most having good dry, sunny spells over the weekend.."
MeteoGroup forecaster Billy Payne said: "Another big plume of very warm air pushing to Scotland means 32C is possible on Saturday in East Anglia."
British Weather Services senior meteorologist Jim Dale said: "It's tropical.
"We think it's summer proper.
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