Bank Holiday Monday has been the hottest day of the year so far, with temperatures reaching 24C in Bristol.
A three-day weekend has proved the perfect opportunity for sunseekers to bask in the glorious sunshine, with hundreds pictured enjoying the scorching weather at Bristol harbourside this weekend, while others flocked to Devon and Cornwall to make the most of it.
And according to the Met Office, tomorrow (Tuesday, June 1) will be the hottest day yet with Bristol set for highs of 25C.
The forecast for tomorrow reads: “Another warm and dry day with plenty of sunshine. Becoming breezier through the afternoon and evening.
“Warmer than Monday for many, although slightly cooler in any winds, especially near coasts. Maximum temperature 25°C.”
The barbecue weather will last into the weekend, with the South West set to see highs of 20C on Saturday and Sunday.
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However, in true British form, showers are expected to weave their way in to the forecast of scorching sun, which might scupper some of your outdoor plans.
The Met Office has forecast the ‘odd shower’ for Thursday and Friday in the South West, while heavy, possibly thundery showers will arrive over Cornwall on Wednesday morning.
The UK long range forecast for Saturday, June 5 to Monday, June 14 reads: “Rather mixed conditions expected at the start of the period, with a good deal of fine weather around, although equally cloud and outbreaks of rain tending to gradually work its way in from the west.
“There also remains a risk of thunderstorms, especially in the far east and south-east, accompanied by very warm or hot conditions. Otherwise, temperatures will trend towards nearer the seasonal average, warm in the sunnier spots.
“Into the following week, a trend towards more settled and dry conditions overall, however this accompanied by a risk of some showers and longer spells of light rain.
“There is an increasing chance of more unsettled conditions with wind and rain for north-western areas possible by the end of the period.”