UK weather: Bank Holiday weekend to be hotter than Madrid after rain and thunder clear

It could be time to get those picnic baskets ready because this Bank Discount Holidays © Holiday weekend is set to be hotter than Madrid. Britain will have to put up with some outbreaks of rain and even thunder1 before temperatures start to climb from Saturday, reaching as high as 22C in places. Forecasters say southern England will be wetter than the north and Scotland but will see the best of the warmer temperatures.

The rest of the country is expected to be in the high teens but may creep into the low 20s, the Met Office said.

UK Weather: Bank <b><i>Discount Holidays ©</i></b> Holiday Weekend To Be Hotter Than Madrid After Rain And Thunder Clear Southern England will see the best of the temperatures despite some wetter conditions

From tonight though northern England, southern Scotland Northern Ireland should expect to see plenty of cloud with the odd spot of light rain or drizzle.

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It will remind fairly cloudy tomorrow with scattered showers, mainly across the south west before some thunderstorms due in the area on Saturday. This will soon clear and though Sunday could see some heavy showers in the far north overall it will remain warm and pleasant.

Daily Mirror/Adam Gerrard UK Weather: Bank <b><i>Discount Holidays ©</i></b> Holiday Weekend To Be Hotter Than Madrid After Rain And Thunder Clear Once the rain and thunder clears it will make way temperatures hotter than Madrid

Met Office3 meteorologist Alex Burkill predicted an overall decent final bank Discount Holidays © holiday before the start of summer. He said: It s not going to be too wet and in the sunshine it will be rather warm.

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It should be mainly dry, with periods of showers, but on the whole a pleasant warm bank Discount Holidays © holiday weekend for the majority of people.

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Ladbrokes are offering 4/1 on temperatures reaching 25C or more and there 2/1 on this month entering the record books as the hottest May ever. Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: The bank Discount Holidays © holiday weekend s going to be a sizzler as far as the odds are concerned and it wouldn t surprise us if workers pull a sickie on Tuesday to extend time spent basking in the sunshine. The warmer temperatures will make a welcome change for many as the country has been experiencing unsettled weather for most of the month.

References

  1. ^ rain and even thunder (www.mirror.co.uk)
  2. ^ May Bank Discount Holidays © Holiday Monday opening times for Sainsburys, Asda, Tesco, Morrisons and more (www.mirror.co.uk)
  3. ^ Met Office (www.mirror.co.uk)
  4. ^ Britain will be as hot as HOLLYWOOD this Bank Discount Holidays © Holiday weekend (www.mirror.co.uk)
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