Merseyside could see 30C temperatures as heatwave set to bake the UK

A very hot spell of weather is on the way for the UK this week which will lead to heatwave conditions.

The warm air that is currently baking parts of Europe to record temperatures will creep towards the UK.

France could see record temperatures as the mercury could boil to over 40C.

Some areas of Merseyside could see temperatures of up 30C by Friday as high pressure takes hold and keeps away the cloud.

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The warm weather will continue through the weekend but as the new week arrives temperatures will return to normal.

The Met Office say: “A drier and sunnier second half of the week. Temperatures will continue to rise, widely becoming very warm, and it will remain on the humid side. Warm overnight too.

“The hot and humid conditions will likely be confined to the east on Sunday. By Monday,the fresher conditions will spread to all areas.”

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