UK set to be WARMER than Costa Brava as 16C temperatures last into weekend
UK SET for hot, dry weather over the next few days and over the weekend as temperatures rise to 16C.
There are still cold starts for the day ahead and scattered rain but a big high pressure sweep but looking further ahead it could be a hot spring.
Meteorologist Jim Dale reportedly said it could reach 28C by mid-April.
For this week, BBC Weather’s Tomasz Schafernaker says it will be all sunshine and dry weather.
“In the south, where the winds will be light, temperatures will be around the mid-1920s. Then on Thursday and Friday the high moves in across the UK, making it a big high spreading out from Eastern Europe. east to the far reaches of Ireland, so a lot of stable weather,” Mr Schafernaker said.
“You can see the winds blowing around the anticyclone here. The northern and western parts of the country right in the middle of this anticyclone where the weather will be the sunniest, the winds will be the lightest and, therefore, will have the lowest temperatures. higher around 15°C or 16C.
“And this high pressure is expected to persist Friday, Saturday and Sunday as well, although it will be a little windy at times.”
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Some rain today for Western NI, Highlands, Western Isles and Northern Isles
Meteorologist Alex Deakin brought us the latest weather news for the rest of the day today, reminding us that the sun isn’t everywhere.
Deakin said it was possible the temperature could reach 16C in parts of eastern England today.
He said Glasgow and Belfast would likely experience late afternoon showers before evening, before reaching Edinburgh.
Deakin confirmed that Wednesday promises to be very cloudy for much of the UK.
Possible heat wave reaching 28C in April
While the temperatures are often expected to be mild in April, it is a month more synonymous with rain.
This year however, according to meteorologist Jim Dale, Britons could experience temperatures as hot as 28C – temperatures usually reserved for midsummer.
April last year barely hit 15C, while our April of lockdown was notoriously scorching.
According to the Met Office, it was the fifth hottest April in the UK since records began in 1929.
Proud to be British – scenic scenes from our great British spring so far
Since the January and February storms that saw many of us without fences, fallen trees and much worse, we have had wonderfully mild weather.
Over the weekend, many took to social media to share images in their area, on walks and more of their beauty.
No weather alert!
After weeks of flood and storm warnings, no weather warnings have been issued for the coming week.
Across the UK for the whole year so far, weather and health warnings have plagued the news.
With COVID cases rising, Boris’s Day and storm after storm, 2022 has been a tricky business for many across the UK.
Good news though is that the Met Office has issued no weather warnings for the next seven days and sunshine is expected across much of the UK.
What will the weather be like next week?
With this week looking so good for most parts of the UK, we expect the same.
Although we are likely to encounter light patches of mist and fog in the early hours of Saturday, this should pass to allow sunshine for the rest of the day across most of the UK.
A breeze is possible in most coastal areas and rain is expected in the northeast.
Although temperatures are expected to be mild to very mild in most areas, there is a chance of frost and fog overnight throughout the week.
Mother’s Day weather is expected to remain dry and sunny
Mother’s Day falls on March 27 this year and doesn’t seem to disappoint.
After the Brits took advantage of the mild weather this weekend, we are expecting more warmth and sunshine.
If you want to enjoy outdoor activities this Mother’s Day, you’ll be in luck as the weather looks set to remain pleasant for the foreseeable future.
The rest of the week according to the Met Office
The Met Office Twitter page has posted a summary of what’s to come today, Thursday and Friday.
Take a look and be prepared for the weather in your area.
Despite mostly dry weather, I would always carry an umbrella – after all, it’s still spring in Britain!
Today, temperatures will climb to 19°C.
Temperatures will remain in the high teens for St. Patrick’s Day Thursday and the weekend.
It comes after Brits flocked to the beaches this weekend ahead of the hot week.
They traveled to the coast of Dorset, Cornwall and other parts of the UK as temperatures soared into the teens.
UK coasts should expect wet and windy weather
Although most of us enjoy sunny weather and mild temperatures, it’s not quite the same for our coasts.
Strong winds are expected on most coasts, bringing with them lots of rain.
The next two days will bring showers to the northeast and gales will likely be accompanied by lighter winds at times.
Saharan dust cloud could hit Britain today
The BRITS are expected to be battered by high winds which could bring orange Saharan dust from across the continent.
Gusty winds will hit huge swathes of the UK from Storm Celia today and could turn skies orange.
Carol Kirkwood yesterday warned BBC Breakfast viewers that dust could reach the UK as early as tomorrow after orange clouds lit up Spanish skies.
The forecaster told BBC Breakfast on Tuesday: “Look at the orange sky, it’s Saharan dust.
“These photos taken by some of our viewers yesterday in Alicante are quite spectacular. And the reason why this happened is because of storm Celia.
“There has been very poor air quality today in parts of Spain, and this could well affect us on Wednesday in the South East and East Anglia.
“So if you wake up on Wednesday and your car is covered in orange dust, you know where it came from and why.”
The clocks are due to change next week
Twice a year we turn the clocks back – once forward and once back.
Many are caught off guard by the changing clocks in which we “gain” an hour or “lose” an hour.
This year, on March 27 at 1am, the clocks will move forward and we will officially use BST (British Summer Time).
It’s unclear whether former US President Benjamin Franklin or British builder William Willett came up with the original idea for the time change as we know it.
Willett created a pamphlet in 1907 named Waste of daylight in which he describes how it would work and that we would have more daylight in the spring and summer and it should be reversed in the fall.
Met Office ‘4cast’ for Wednesday
The rain will clear later this week
The rain is expected to clear on Thursday as a warm front moves up from the south bringing sunny spells and temperatures of 14-15C.
Friday will get off to a cold start but it will be a dry day across the UK as temperatures rise again to 16C and possibly 17C in the South East.