UK weather: Exceptionally hot in many areas early next week

A closer look at today's weather...

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Today:

Fine and dry with plenty of sunshine, most areas warmer than yesterday. Cloudier and breezier for the far north of Scotland where rain at times. Elsewhere in Scotland and over Northern Ireland chance of a few showers later.

Most areas will be warmer than yesterday.
Most areas will be warmer than yesterday.

Tonight:

A fine evening for most and then many parts dry with clear skies or long clear periods overnight. Cloudier in the north where a few showers. Warmer than last night.

Beaches will be a popular destination for Brits across the country.
Beaches will be a popular destination for Brits across the country.

Sunday:

Most areas fine and dry with plenty of sunshine and hotter than today. Cloudier in the very far north where some showers or rain at times.

Outlook for Monday to Wednesday:

Exceptionally hot across many places on Monday and Tuesday. Becoming unsettled from the west later on Tuesday and into Wednesday with rain and thunderstorms. Cooler for all by Wednesday.