Who needs Spain? Friday is the hottest day of the year with temperatures up to 91F in London
- In London and the South East, the temperatures on Friday could reach 30 ° C on the hottest day of the year so far
- It should be hotter than the forecasts in Ibiza, where the mercury will rise to 90 ° F and other tourist attractions in Spain
- On Friday, very warm temperatures are expected further north and west, also in Leeds and Aberystwyth
Holidays in Spain may not be on the agenda, but Iberian weather is coming to Britain instead.
Travelers who are forced to cancel travel will experience at least a hotter spell than the Balearic Islands.
On Friday, the hottest day of the year so far, temperatures of up to 33 ° C are expected in London and the South East.
Temperatures in London and the southeast are expected to rise, bringing tourists to places like Southend above, while warm weather is also predicted for the north and west of the country
It should be hotter than the 32C (90F) forecast for Ibiza – and almost as warm as the 34C (93F) on the Costa del Sol.
Madeira is only set to 25 ° C on Friday. Very warm temperatures are expected further north and west on Friday, with Leeds, West Yorks, 29 ° C and Aberystwyth, West Wales reaching 27 ° C.
The heat wave is caused by a hot cloud of air brought north from France and Spain.
A spokesman for the weather forecasting agency Meteo Group said: “Tomorrow (Thursday) it will be fine, dry and warm, and the temperatures will continue to rise until Friday.
"We could look at highs of 32-33 ° C in the south east of England and 29 ° C (84 ° F) further north."
The intense heat could trigger isolated thunderstorms on Friday – although it is still too early to predict where.
UV levels will be high in all parts of England and Wales tomorrow and Friday.
The warm season is likely to continue on Saturday in London and the south east of England, but farther north and west it is becoming cloudy.
On Sunday there is a mixture of sun, clouds and showers
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