THE mercury is set to climb even higher on Wednesday, with highs of 27C predicted, according to the Met Office.
However, thunderstorms are likely across parts of south-west England and southwest Wales on Wednesday, leading the Met Office to issue a yellow weather warning for these areas.
Met Office meteorologist Alex Burkill said: “The thunderstorms could bring lots of lightning, some hail, as well as some heavy rain, and with the half term there is an increased number of tourists in this area.
“The thunderstorms do then push north-eastwards into the Midlands and across more of Wales, but they also ease and break up, so these places will see some showers but they won’t be as intense.”
We’ll all be basking in a mini-heatwave over the next fortnight, with thousands heading to beaches and parks to make the most of the sunshine.
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