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UK Set For Hottest Day Of The Year This Week With 34C Temperature

UK Set For Hottest Day Of The Year This Week With 34C Temperature

Get ready to sizzle!

Lucy Devine

Lucy Devine

It's going to be a scorcher this week as the UK enjoys its hottest day of the year so far.

Yep, get your fans ready and start inflating the paddling pool because some parts of the UK will reach a sweltering 34 degrees celsius this week.

The UK is set for a scorching heatwave over the next few days, with the Met Office confirming some areas will climb into the early 30s.

The temperatures will warm up throughout Tuesday, before peaking on Wednesday and Thursday and cooling down again over Friday and into the weekend.

While areas in the south east of England will see highs of 33 to 34 degrees, more northern areas, such as Nottingham, Manchester will see highs of up to 30.

That means it's going to be sweltering in all areas of the UK this week.

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A Met Office spokesperson told Tyla: "We're going to see temperatures of high twenties across the country quite widely and certainly in spots it'll be 30 degrees or higher.

"For Wednesday we're looking at 32 to 33 and on Thursday 33 to 34 degrees in southern and eastern areas.

"For somewhere like Nottingham we'll probably see 30 to 31 degrees on Wednesday and 31 to 32 on Thursday.

"Further north in Manchester we're looking at highs of 30 on Wednesday and 31 to 32 on Thursday. Temperatures of 29 will be seen widely."

It might be worth prepping for some uncomfortable sleeping conditions too, with the Met Office explaining temperatures will "stay warm overnight, around 19 or 20 degrees in some spots".

We're putting our sheets in the freezer and turning the fan on full blast.

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Moving into Friday, the forecast will start to change, with thunderstorms and showers moving in.

"On Friday we're going to see a breakdown of the weather, we'll see thunderstorms breaking out in the west and pushing north across the country," said a Met Office spokesperson.

"There'll also be torrential rain and potentially some hail and lightening with winds picking up. It'll stay unsettled into Saturday."

Right guys, this means we absolutely have to make the most of the weather this week. Don't forget your suncream...

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Topics: Weather, News, heatwave