TEMPERATURES will rise to highs of 18C over the coming days – meaning parts of England will be hotter than BARCELONA.
Met Office spokesperson Oli Claydon said mid-teen temperatures are expected to continue across the nation, which will seem “especially warm” following the recent freezing weather.
He said: “We’re getting milder and wetter air from the west causing warmer weather all round, but we’re a way off hitting a February record.”
The sunniest of the weather will hit London and the south east today, with an average temperature of 17C.
Bringing a freezing February to a distinctly mild end, the temperature rise will be felt across the UK – although nowhere will be warmer than the capital as the month draws to a close.
Meanwhile the North of the country and Scotland will see two days of Amber rain warnings with heavy showers anf strong winds expected.
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