Environment, Travel

Get Ready For A Heatwave, Because Summer Is Officially Here At Last!

By NewsRoom24 on May 23rd, 2017 / Views

Weather forecasters have predicted that Britain is about to bake in a 30°C heat wave over the coming weekend which will continue through June, marking the arrival of summer.

eople enjoy the warm weather on Bournemouth beach in Dorset

These shoppers paused for a break in the sunshine at London’s Greenwich Park

Yesterday, a sweltering 24.9°C was recorded in Gravesend, St James’s Park and Heathrow airport with reports of hundreds of people calling in sick and heading to parks and beaches to enjoy the warm weather.

Two strapliners practice on Bournemouth beach in Dorset

Two-year-old Georgia Colborne plays in the sea as temperatures hit 25C in the UK yesterday

Today and Wednesday, cloudy skies will keep temperatures in the low 20°C, with Southern regions of the UK nudging into the low 30’s by Friday and Saturday.

Met Office forecaster Emma Sharples said: “It is possible we could break the record for May as we expect temperatures to rise into the low 30Cs by the weekend.

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