Weather: Scorching temperatures and sun as heatwave set to sweep UK

The summer shows it's not over yet, with warm temperatures and sun.

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Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England starting mostly cloudy with some rain or drizzle, becoming confined to western Scotland later. Else, dry with sunny periods, after fog clears from south-western areas. Very warm inland in central and southern areas.


Cloudy with light rain or drizzle in the west of Scotland and Northern Isles. Other areas dry with clear periods, allowing some mist and fog patches to form in places.


Some drizzle over far north and northwest, else dry and sunny for most areas after early mist, fog and patchy low cloud clears. Becoming hot inland over England and Wales.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Sunny for many on Wednesday but heavy showers starting to arrive from the southwest. Turning more widely unsettled on Thursday and Friday. Very warm or hot before temperatures gradually decline.