BBC Weather have warned that the UK will see scorching hot temperatures in addition to the heavy sunshine. Weather presenter Carol Kirkwood added that it will feel noticeably more humid with a few showers, some of which will be thundery. The wet weather is not expected to greatly affect the south of England as temperatures will remain hottest here with the rain mostly striking some parts of Wales, northern England and Scotland.
Ms Kirkwood continued: “This weeks forecast is certainly going to be a hot one, not just hot but also humid.
“Today we do have some rain, the rain will be heavy across the northwest of the UK, also some gusty winds across the northern half of the country.
“Then it breaks down with some thundery downpours Tuesday night into Wednesday, coming in front he south and southwest and heading northwards.
“Now you can see where all this heat is coming from, it is the near continent being dragged up on the wind.
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Carol Kirkwood explained that the UK will experience intense heat brought in through Europe (Image: BBC/WXchart)
UK temperatures will reach peak just under 30C on Monday before heating up later this week (Image: bbc)
“In fact midweek Paris could reach 42 degrees Celsius beating its current record of 40 and by then London will be 34 or 35 degrees.
“But this morning, it is a humid start to the day, temperatures overnight in Manchester and Liverpool didn’t fall lower than 20C and it is cloudy as well.
“The cloud will produce some drizzle in the southwest and Wales, we have got some rain across the northwest of England