UK Weather – Brits to be baked by four-day scorcher with 24C mini heatwave | The Sun

BRITS are set to be basked by a four-day scorcher with temperatures set to climb to a sizzling 24C this weekend.

A mini heatwave is set to sweep over the south of the country from tomorrow – however the some parts of the UK could also be battered by severe gales.

The south of England is expected to see the best of the weather, avoiding the worst of the wind and rain and could see temperatures climb to a sizzling 24C.

Met Office Forecaster Steven Dixon told The Sun: “There’s warmer air near the continent, as there often is this time of year, and that's encroaching into southern areas of the country over the next few days 

“Temperatures in the south east will be 23C and possibly could even soar to 24C tomorrow.

“The average temperature in June is 20C so slightly higher than we would expect for this time of year.”

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However, up north Heavy rain and gales are on the way – as a warning for 'unsettled' weather has been put in place for this week.

Steven explained: “There's some wet and windy weather that's going to be grazing past the north west of the country tomorrow and into saturday.

“Its a low pressure system that will bring winds of 45 knots in certain areas on Saturday and some unseasonably strong winds.”

And the unseasonable weather could wreak havoc for hayfever sufferers.

Airborne allergens expert Max Wiseberg told the Daily Star: “With this fine weather thunderstorms are also predicted, and they can bring problems for hay fever sufferers.

“Very high pollen counts are predicted across many parts of England from Thursday onwards causing havoc for the millions of hay fever sufferers in the UK.

“Predicted thunderstorms won’t give respite, as instead they can cause a phenomenon known as ‘thunder fever’.”

Mr Wiseberg, creator of HayMax allergen barrier balm, added: “According to a report in The European Respiratory review, humidity breaks pollen grains into smaller allergenic particles.

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“These new pollen grains turn into a kind of ‘super pollen’, and this appears to be more allergenic than normal pollen, causing more severe reactions in sufferers.

“Storms bring pollen grains down which might have otherwise risen above head height out of harm’s way and whipping up pollen grains and fungal spores near the ground.”

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