Thunderstorm on way but temperatures to soar for end of summer holidays

A thunderstorm is about to hit the UK on Friday but temperatures are predicted to soar afterwards for a sunny end to the summer holidays.

A yellow wind warning has additionally been issued for west Wales on Friday with winds between 45 and 55mph anticipated between midnight and 6pm, the Met Workplace stated.

And a yellow heat-health alert from the UK Well being Safety Company is already in place till Saturday at 9am protecting the East Midlands, West Midlands, South East, South West, East of England and London, which suggests minor impacts are probably throughout the well being and social care sector.

The thunderstorm is anticipated to hit on Friday into the early hours of Saturday and sweep throughout the nation – and the Met Workplace is monitoring the scenario in case one other climate warning wants to be issued.

But the remaining of the weekend will see a mix of sunshine and showers and temperatures reaching mid 20s, hitting the excessive 20s in some areas.

Subsequent week temperatures are forecast to be within the late 20s, with a low likelihood of hitting the 30s, with showers within the north-west of the UK and sunnier climate within the south-east.

Dan Stroud, meteorologist for the Met Workplace, stated: “On Thursday will probably be high-quality, dry and settled, temperatures reaching into the excessive 20s.

“Turning more and more humid in a single day from Thursday into Friday, so an uncomfortable evening for some.

“On Friday decrease strain will transfer in bringing heavy showers and doubtlessly thundery showers, then it can sweep proper the way throughout the entire nation till the early hours of Saturday morning.

“As soon as we get these storms out of the way, it seems as if it’s going to be quietening down, sunshine and showers over the weekend and temperatures in mid 20s, scraping into excessive 20s in some spots.

“There are indicators for larger strain constructing within the early half of subsequent week within the south, how far north it can go is debatable.

“It’s going to stay usually changeable, temperatures shall be creeping up, most certainly late 20s, with an out of doors likelihood of early 30s and showers within the north-west of the UK.

“Within the later half of subsequent week, showers will proceed within the north-west, the south-east is extra probably to see dry circumstances and temperatures within the excessive 20s.

“It will likely be usually above common temperature for the time of yr as we transfer in direction of the closing days of the month, but there are indicators that it’ll turn into extra unsettled as we head into the primary week of September.”

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