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South basks in 77F sunshine – but it is a washout for the north


Everything bright for some! Crowds flock to the coast as the south basks in sunshine at 77F – but it's a washout for the north with pouring showers and thunderstorms

  • The showers move through the northern parts of the country, while the south of England enjoys sunny times
  • Temperatures today will range from 77 ° F in the southeast to around 66 ° F in the central parts of Scotland
  • Yesterday Cornwall was called "Benidorm on Steroids" after floods of visitors flooded the coastal region
  • Chaotic scenes arise when an "African heat torch" in Southeastern regions brings with it "very hot conditions"
  • The upcoming ten-day heat wave from Thursday to mid-August could result in temperatures of 95 ° F

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Britain is now set on a north-south divide as showers pour through the northern parts of the country and southern England continues to enjoy sunshine and 77 ° F peaks before an "African heat wall" occurs.

With a mix of sun magic and occasional showers moving across the country, the northern regions will experience a cooler start to the week, with temperatures in Yorkshire and central Scotland falling to 66 ° F.

In the meantime, sultry Britons who flocked to the country's beauty spots in Brighton and Cornwall will soon enjoy rising mercury levels as an "African hot flash" brings "very hot conditions" in southeastern regions and a ten-day heat wave from Thursday to mid-August .

The 700-mile-wide heat cloud that will rise from the south will bring the temperatures to a scorching 95 ° F, with forecasters predicting “drier, brighter, and very warm” weather toward the end of the week.

Baking temperatures in the south come after Cornwall was called the "Benidorm against steroids", after the flood of visitors scared the residents yesterday to leave their homes and shop for groceries.

Locals blew up the hordes of sun-seekers who flocked to the coast and violated the social distance guidelines. A frightened woman said that she had banished her children from the main street and the port.

The chaotic scenes came just a few days after Matt Hancock warned that a second wave would "roll across Europe" towards the UK, saying that there was a "real risk" that Britain would be hit by a spike in some cases.

The sun rises over St. Paul & # 39; s Cathedral in London today as the capital wakes up with a warm start to the day and sunny spells

A 700 mile wide "African heat torch" will bring "very hot conditions" in southeastern areas and a ten day heat wave from Thursday to mid-August

A 700 mile wide "African heat torch" will bring "very hot conditions" in southeastern areas and a ten day heat wave from Thursday to mid-August

Sun-seekers flock to a crowded beach in Bournemouth today, while the south continues to enjoy warm and dry weather

Sun-seekers flock to a crowded beach in Bournemouth today, while the south continues to enjoy warm and dry weather

Hundreds of beachgoers are lying in the sand on Bournemouth Beach today as the nation prepares for an "African hot flash" that will bring "very hot conditions" in southeastern areas

Hundreds of beachgoers are lying in the sand on Bournemouth Beach today as the nation prepares for an "African hot flash" that will bring "very hot conditions" in southeastern areas

People are now absorbing the sun's rays on a beach in Bournemouth as the nation prepares for a ten-day heat wave starting Thursday

People are now absorbing the sun's rays on a beach in Bournemouth as the nation prepares for a ten-day heat wave starting Thursday

This week, ministers confirmed that people who are now positive for coronavirus or who have symptoms similar to Covid-19 are encouraged to stay at home for ten days from the current seven-day self-isolation phase, as evidence has increased. .

It came hours after it turned out that Boris Johnson – who fears a second wave could hit Britain within 14 days – told his SAGE advisers and cabinet ministers that he needed to "act quickly" and to increase quarantine measures at home and abroad Days.

After the chaos this weekend it was announced that there At none of the top 20 locations in Cornwall – or among the top 15 in Dorset – were there free spaces for campers or campers.

Today the regions in the far north of Scotland are expected to remain cloudy with the risk of rain today, while in the south of England warm sunny periods are expected with the possibility of some showers in the south west of England during the night.

Tomorrow Wales, central and east England will be mostly dry and sunny, while it will be in the south west of England cloudy for a while with light rain.

Sarah Kent, meteorologist at Met Office, said: “Today is a little cooler for most than yesterday, with a mixture of sun magic and occasional showers.

“There will be heavy showers in north-east England this afternoon, but no weather warnings have been given. Temperatures range from 25 ° C in the southeast to around 19 ° C in the central belt of Scotland.

Monday's maximum temperatures will be around 23 ° C in London, but around 18 ° C in this central belt in Glasgow.

& # 39; On Tuesday and Wednesday the weather will change a bit. We will see how a frontal system starts. Tuesday afternoon it will bring rain to Northern Ireland, Scotland and North West England.

& # 39; Thursday will be dry for most, increasingly warm and sunny in the south. This also applies to Friday. Friday may be in the low 30's in the south. & # 39;

In London, the sun is shining over St. Paul & # 39; s Cathedral, while the south continues to enjoy sunny times, while the north is preparing for occasional showers

In London, the sun is shining over St. Paul & # 39; s Cathedral, while the south continues to enjoy sunny times, while the north is preparing for occasional showers

The sun is illuminating the skyline over St. Paul's Cathedral today as the nation prepares for an "African hot flash" that brings "very hot conditions" to southeastern areas

The sun is illuminating the skyline over St. Paul's Cathedral today as the nation prepares for an "African hot flash" that brings "very hot conditions" to the southeast

The skyline over St. Paul & # 39; s Cathedral in central London is illuminated by the sun as the southern parts of the country continue to enjoy warm temperatures

The skyline above St. Paul & # 39; s Cathedral in central London is illuminated by the sun as the southern parts of the country continue to enjoy warm temperatures

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