UK weather forecast TODAY – Cloudy start gives way to ANOTHER 28C September sizzler in 12 DAY ‘second summer’

A CLOUDY start will give way to another 28C sizzler today as forecasters say we’re set to see a 12-day “second summer”.

Many Brits woke up to some cloud cover this morning, but it is set to lift throughout the day and give way to clear skies, particularly in England and Wales.

Scotland and Northern Ireland will see more cloud cover and potentially the odd spot of rain.

The rest of the month is tipped to be the hottest September in four years after rain washed out the end of the school holidays.

Yesterday nudged the hottest September 15 for almost 200 years, with 30.6C the record since date temperature records used for Met Office records began in 1841.

Today could see highs pushing 28C in parts.

A 1,500 mile-wide ‘Saharan spurt’ of hot air is making temperatures up to 11C hotter than the 20C average.

Southern parts of Britain are hotter than 29C Antigua, in the Caribbean. Even the North saw 25C.

The Met Office forecasts 24-25C daily for the rest of the week and into next week.

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