Hot plume of air set to heat up Merseyside before massive thunderstorms breakout

The weather is set to heat as warmer air from Europe arrives over the UK.

Merseyside could see the mercury rise to 25C in some areas through Saturday and it will feel very warm and humid.

By next week some areas of the UK could see top temperatures of 30C.

Met Office Chief Meteorologist, Frank Saunders, said: “It’s going to feel much warmer for everyone across the UK next week.

At the moment the highest temperatures are expected across central and southeast England, where temperatures could rise into the low 30s Celsius – depending on sunshine amounts.”

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However its not all good news, the warm spell will come with some severe weather as forecasters expect thunderstorms to break out across much of the country through the start of the week.

Merseyside has been warned to expect heavy rain and thunderstorms during Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

There’s chances that homes and businesses could be flooded quickly, with damage to some buildings from floodwater, lightning strikes, hail or strong winds.

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Commenting on the potential impacts from these thunderstorms, Frank said: “With the potential for a large volume of water in a short time, there is a significant risk of flash flooding, fast flowing or deep flowing water causing danger to life and very difficult driving conditions in places.”

“As such we are urging the public to keep a close eye on our forecasts and warnings, especially on Met Office social media and video broadcasts as these will capture the latest details for your area.”

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