ropical climate will hit the UK within the coming days with “muggy” circumstances bringing a mix of 29C warmth and rain.
Heavy showers transferring in from the Atlantic are set to lash components of the nation over the weekend, whereas southern and japanese areas will likely be sizzling and humid, forecasters say.
Thunderstorms might rumble earlier than temperatures push into the excessive 20s from Monday.
Met Workplace forecaster Tom Morgan advised the PA information company: “The principle theme over the approaching days will likely be moist climate, in stark distinction to the remainder of July.
“Many areas will likely be very heat and humid with loads of cloud round, even in a single day, with temperatures as excessive as 20C within the early hours, that means uncomfortable evenings for sleeping are in retailer.
“The odd rumble of thunder could also be heard in remoted areas, and it’s going to be fairly muggy and humid, typical of circumstances seen in tropical international locations.
“Temperatures may climb as excessive as 29C through the day in southern areas, nevertheless it’s going to really feel uncomfortable and clammy.”
He stated “moist” air will push in from the south-west within the Atlantic, the place sea temperatures are above common.
Round 30 to 40mm of rain may fall over Monday and Tuesday in northern, central and western areas, however “nothing too disruptive” and “helpful for farmers and gardeners”.
Mr Morgan went on to say that will probably be a “week of two halves”, with more energizing and drier climate from Wednesday.
He added: “The rain will clear and a much less messy image will begin to emerge, with circumstances calmer and temperatures within the low 20s.”