US News Hotter than Ibiza: Temps of 25C forecast for the UK

15:05  17 april  2018
15:05  17 april  2018 Source:   news.sky.com

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The damp holiday: Band of rain sweeps Britain today but forecasters offer rays of hope for sizzling temperatures of up to 25 C by next weekend making it hotter than Ibiza . A band of wet weather will sweep south eastwards across the UK today but the end of the unsettled spell is in sight.

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Bathers relax at Cala Saladeta beach on the island of Ibiza © Getty Bathers relax at Cala Saladeta beach on the island of Ibiza It's time to dig out the T-shirts, shorts and flip-flops, with temperatures in the UK forecast to be hotter than Ibiza this week.

It will start to seriously heat up from Wednesday with temperatures reaching and possibly even exceeding 25C (77F) by Thursday, particularly across southeastern areas.

Sunbathers enjoy the warm weather on the beach in Brighton, East Sussex © Press Association Sunbathers enjoy the warm weather on the beach in Brighton, East Sussex Ibiza's weather will pale in comparison with temperatures of about 21C (70F) - and the UK will even put Barcelona and Istanbul in the shade, where a mere 18C or 19C (64F to 66F) is expected.

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Britain will be hotter than Ibiza ; Mallorca, Spain; the Greek Islands and even Singapore and South America in a throwback to the historic 1976 heatwave. Temperatures in the south will rocket into the high 20Cs on Saturday, with 87.8F (31 C ) forecast on Sunday and Monday.

The UK is on course to be hotter than Ibiza , the Greek island of Corfu and Barcelona. Britons should be able to bask in the hottest temperatures since September when a wave of warm air moves across the country in the coming days, forecasters have predicted.

Friends enjoy a picnic in the sunshine in Bath on Saturday © PA Friends enjoy a picnic in the sunshine in Bath on Saturday Although the summer-like temperatures will be above average for this time of year, Sky weather presenter Nazaneen Ghaffar says they are not unexpected.

She added: "This is welcome news for those who thought spring warmth was never to come, especially after the cool and cloudy conditions last week.

People enjoy the hot weather on Clapham Common in London. © Getty People enjoy the hot weather on Clapham Common in London. "It's not unusual for the weather to be so changeable this time of the year, as spring is a transitional season between winter and summer.

"The unusual thing was the positioning of the jet stream, a fast current of air high up in the atmosphere that separates warm and cold air and determines the position and strength of low pressure systems.

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It's finally time to get ready for summer - or a taste of it, at least - as temperatures in the UK are predicted to be hotter than the Costa del Sol next week. Forecasters say the southeast could experience highs of around 25 C , a few degrees warmer than the sunny Spanish holiday resort.

Britain will be hotter than Ibiza ; Mallorca, Spain; the Greek Islands and even Singapore and South America in a throwback to the historic 1976 heatwave. Temperatures in the south will rocket into the high 20Cs on Saturday, with 87.8F (31 C ) forecast on Sunday and Monday.

A couple enjoy the hot weather on the pier in Brighton, East Sussex. © Getty A couple enjoy the hot weather on the pier in Brighton, East Sussex.

"Last week it had moved as far south as the Mediterranean and North Africa, where it was wet and windy. That meant the UK was influenced by colder air, with high pressure situated across Scandinavia allowing easterly winds to develop. That easterly flow was the main culprit for the cloudy skies and murky conditions.

a close up of text on a white background © Getty "This week, the jet stream returns north. For the first few days rain will affect many northern and western areas, but from Thursday most places will be mainly dry with bright or sunny spells as pressure starts to build.

"We'll import warmer air from southern Europe which could see temperatures rise to around 25C across parts of the South East as well.

A woman sits in the sun in St James Park, London, as parts of the country are set for hot weather. © Press Association A woman sits in the sun in St James Park, London, as parts of the country are set for hot weather. "Elsewhere, it will feel warm too with temperatures in the high teens to the low 20s."

The UK's bitterly cold start to the year finally came to an end last week with a brief warm spell near the tail end of the Easter holidays - a tease for the sunnier blue skies to come.

We're going to get more sunshine today, but rain is on the way .
Temperatures will be slightly higher than usual for this time of year. Winds will be moderate to fresh from a southwesterly direction.Today will be dry & sunny but cloud will increase in the west with outbreaks of rain by evening along Atlantic coasts. Top temps will reach 15 to 19°C, slightly cooler in the west with 12 to 14C here. Light southerly winds will increase moderate later, fresh along Atlantic coasts pic.twitter.com/dJLNoDfzqC— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) April 21, 2018Tomorrow night will be mainly dry as showers die out.

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