Sunday washout! The mini heatwave ends abruptly as the pouring rain drops temperatures in the south and in the UK
- Heavy Clouds and outbreaks of rain will move across southern England and east Anglia today
- The abrupt change in weather in the UK will cause temperatures to drop to around 17-20C)
- E.England and Wales wake up to a mostly dry day with sunshine and light wind on Monday
Britain is facing a washout weekend as it rains heavily in the southern parts of the UK and temperatures are gradually falling.
Heavy clouds and outbreaks of rain will move across southern England and east Anglia today. Milder temperatures of 22-23 ° C are expected for most of the country.
The abrupt end of the mini heat wave in Britain comes just a few days after hundreds of sun worshipers flocked to Bournemouth, Dorset and Cornwall to enjoy sizzling temperatures of 25 ° C at the start of the official school holiday.
After a gray and cloudy start to the day, the rain begins to clear in the southeast of the country and a cool night is expected, in which only a few showers stop in the north.
Heavy clouds and outbreaks of rain will find their way through southern England and east Anglia today when the temperatures drop to around 17-20 ° C. (Image from an image agency)
The sun rises this morning over Cullercoats Bay in North Tyneside as part of the warmth sees sunshine before the expected rain
On Monday, England and Wales will wake up on a mostly dry day, with sunshine and light winds in parts of the region.
Some showers will then reach the northern regions on Tuesday and Wednesday before slowly moving south.
A Met Office spokesman said: “Today we have a three-way split, so we have showers and it is quite windy in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
“Then it is a cloudy, damp start in the south and southeast, but the rain gradually clears as we go through the day, but only fully in late.
In between there will be nice sunny weather in the central parts and north of England.
“Tomorrow we will have showers again in the northern parts, especially in Scotland, but some of them could also flow to Northern Ireland and Northern England, while for more central southern parts of England and also Wales tomorrow should be a nice day, so sunnier weather.
& # 39; Tuesday is pretty similar, to be honest, maybe less showers in the north. A few showers for parts of Northern Ireland and Northern England, but otherwise a lot of dry weather and again England and Wales will have some bright sun spells. & # 39;
BBC weatherman Tomasz Schafernaker said: “It is getting wet in the south, so we expect some rain in Cardiff, Southampton, London and Norwich in the early morning.
& # 39; Mild here at 16 degrees, the north of the country overnight with the clear sky becomes very cold, temperatures can be five, six and seven degrees outside the city.
On Saturday, the swimmers enjoyed the weather at Hampstead Ponds in London as warm weather swept across parts of the UK
Two people enjoy the rising temperatures at Hampstead Ponds in London on Saturday when warm weather hits the country
& # 39; Sunday will be a different day in all of Wales and the north of England … indeed clear skies and beautiful weather for Liverpool, for Hull, for Newcastle.
"The south of the country will be cooler and cloudier, probably some spit and rain spots that still affect the extreme southeast."
There was a rush of visitors yesterday on beaches and parking lots when London and the south reached temperatures of 77 ° F.25C) makes it hotter than Mexico City's 24C.
The Met Office predicted a weather front to cause a temperature split between the two regions with a "fairly gray" day for Northern England and North Wales, but scorching south-east conditions.
It followed the police that the UK highways looked like a "cross between a caravan and a boat show" after millions took to the streets earlier this weekend when the official school holidays for many families began.
The busy southbound roads towards Cornwall, South Devon and Plymouth were busy, and delays were reported on the M5 southbound from Gloucestershire to Somerset.
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