BBC Weather: Brits to boil in 25C heatwave ahead of stormy weekend

BBC WEATHER has forecast temperatures of up to 25C as Brits celebrate VE day but by Sunday, conditions will drastically change as stormy downpours washout the UK.

PUBLISHED: 07:57, Fri, May 8, 2020 | UPDATED: 07:57, Fri, May 8, 2020

BBC Weather's Sarah Keith-Lucas forecast warmth and sunshine for Friday as Britons will enjoy social distancing street parties. But the changes in weather will be noticeable by Saturday morning as temperatures drop more than 10C as a cold front creeps in from the north. Ms Keith-Lucas said: "It's going to feel quite warm out there today. In fact, those temperatures will be creeping up into the mid-twenties for many of us.

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"There will also be some scattered showers later on this afternoon and the odd thunderstorm around as well so, it will be cloudier for some of us especially in the north and the west.

"Largely dry conditions holding on in central-eastern parts because we've got quite a lot of high pressure sitting across continental Europe.

"We've got a little more cloud around the Irish Sea coasts. A few heavy showers across the southwest of England, Northern Ireland and Scotland also seeing some of those showers. and thunderstorms.

"Into this evening so of those heavy showers and thunderstorms continue to rattle through."

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BBC WeatherBBC WeatherWeather's Sarah Keith-Lucas forecast warmth and sunshine for Friday (Image: BBC )

BBC WeatherBBC Weather has forecast temperatures of up to 25C (Image: BBC )

The storms are expected to be centred around the Midlands, Lincolnshire and north Wales.

Temperatures will turn

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