UK weather forecast LIVE: Britain to be HOTTER than Greece as Met Office predicts glorious 16C Easter weekend scorcher

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Brits set for a warm Easter bank holiday as temperatures set It rises to a sun-drenched 16 degrees Celsius by midweek.

Temperatures in London will hit 16C on Wednesday ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend, when mercury will hit 18C.

Meanwhile, the temperature around the Greek port city of Thessaloniki was just 15 degrees Celsius.

While warm weather is likely for Easter due to the entry of a high pressure system, the WXCharts map also shows it could drop to -6C the following weekend.

Met Office meteorologist Jim Dale said: “There are two weather systems that are likely to rain next week, one at the start and one over the weekend.

“However, temperatures appear to be picking up on Monday, which should be an Easter trend.”

Read our UK weather blog below for the latest forecasts and updates…

  • Joseph Gump

    Britons face scorching Easter weekend as temperatures soar to 18C

    The Bureau of Meteorology predicts warmer weather on the horizon after the mercury dropped to -5C last week.

    The weather is set to turn milder next week, with high temperatures expected to reach the mid-teens in south-east England by Wednesday, before rising to 18C over the Bank Holiday weekend.

    According to WXCharts, Britons in Kent and Surrey can enjoy temperatures as hot as anywhere in Greece.

    However, the mercury could drop to -6C with 12cm of snow after the sunny Easter weekend.

    Temperatures could plummet to -1C again in the south-east and north-west from April 18, while rain will start in the west.

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    £5,000 grant to install heat pumps in homes

    Grant of £5,000 to help households install environmentally friendly heat pumps.

    Homeowners are also not charged VAT.

    These heat pumps are designed to rid homes of gas and oil boilers, and home heating accounts for around 14% of UK CO2 emissions.

    The government intends to ban the use of gas boilers in new homes by 2025, making heat pumps and their extras an attractive alternative.

    For existing homes, the target year is 2035.

  • louis allwood

    Expect a sunny Sunday, Bureau of Meteorology advises

    Many Britons are heading for a sunny Sunday, according to the Met Office.

    However, it is expected to be cold and dry most of the time.

    The weather will be milder over time, but it should change at night.

    Clouds and rain are expected to move from the west overnight.

    The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting downpours next Monday.

  • louis allwood

    Brits are about to see -5C lows and 4 inches of snow

    Britons will see freezing temperatures this weekend – with a low of -6C and around 12cm of snow.

    Arctic air from the north will gradually sweep across the country, with cold air “ultimately winning” by the end of the week, as the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

    WXCharts maps show temperatures as low as -4C on Thursday and could drop to -5C over the weekend, with widespread frost across the UK.

    Snow will also continue to fall in Scotland, with around 12cm of snow extending south.

  • louis allwood

    Weather hasn’t stopped people from dressing up in Aintree

    Despite the wet weather report, guests were ready to stake their bets and keep getting into the party spirit.

    This year was no different than any other, as the crowds were all dressed up.

    Many were spotted toasting on the weekends wearing bright pastel-colored dresses with some stunning glamour.

    While the wind was still strong, attendees were undeterred and wore a series of sleeveless dresses and heels.

  • louis allwood

    High temperature in London today is 15°C

    A cold and chilly start followed by a dry and bright morning with long sunny and breezy days.

    The afternoon is cloudy with some hazy sunshine, but remains dry with a high of 15 °C.

  • louis allwood

    London Sunday-Wednesday Outlook

    A cold start, then most areas will be fine, dry and bright.

    It’s feeling warmer than Saturday, although there are still a few showers in northern Scotland.

    It will be breezy and cloudy Monday and Tuesday with some rain in the northeast.

    Wednesday will be drier and less windy, but the south will be warmer but the north will remain cold.

  • louis allwood

    Cold nights for people in Manchester

    A dry evening and night with mostly clear skies with occasional high clouds.

    Lows are -3°C with light winds and frost in many areas.

  • louis allwood

    RNLI and Met Office issue stern advice on cold water shock over Easter holiday

    With the Easter holiday approaching, many will be flocking to the beaches and swimming in the sea.

    But meteorologist Alex Deakin issued a stark warning to those planning to do so in a video on the Met Office Twitter account.

    “The ocean has been warming for a lot longer than the land, and it’s always cold, especially in March and April, when the temperatures are the coldest,” he said.

    In the same video, RNLI lifeguard Henry Owen agreed with Mr Deacon and said to anyone suffering cold water shock: “Relax, don’t panic, float on your back.”

  • louis allwood

    Monday-Wednesday Weather Outlook

    The Bureau of Meteorology said: “Monday and Tuesday will be cloudy and breezy with some rain in the northeast.

    “Wednesday was drier and less windy.

    “The south is warming while the north is still cold.”

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    Storm Diego sparks chaos

    France prepares for Storm Diego, which could hit UK southeastern coastline

    Strong winds and storms are expected to reach France on Friday, which could also affect the UK coastline.

    There will be rain and snow, and if the storm does reach England, the UK may need to prepare for some severe weather.

    WXCharts forecast snow for Scotland, Wales and northern England tomorrow.

  • louis allwood

    In pictures: Lone swimmers brave the icy seas in Lyme Regis, Dorset

    The weather in the UK has been experiencing a north-south divide.

    Some areas are experiencing cold air and sunshine, while others are hit by heavy rain and strong winds.

    The jaw-dropping image below shows a lone swimmer about to brave an early morning swim at the Lyme Regis resort in Dorset.

  • louis allwood

    Brits are about to see -5C lows and 4 inches of snow

    Britons will see freezing temperatures this weekend – with a low of -6C and around 12cm of snow.

    Arctic air from the north will gradually sweep across the country, with cold air “ultimately winning” by the end of the week, as the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

    WXCharts maps show temperatures as low as -4C on Thursday and could drop to -5C over the weekend, with widespread frost across the UK.

    Snow will also continue to fall in Scotland, with around 12cm of snow extending south.

  • louis allwood

    Fourth issue tomorrow

    The Bureau of Meteorology has released their 4cast tomorrow.

    It’s going to be a cold start, then most of the area will be sunny, dry and bright.

    However, there are still a few showers in the far north of Scotland.

  • louis allwood

    Cardiff evening weather

    Any showers will disappear quickly, leaving a dry night with long sunny spells.

    Considering the breeze, expect widespread and localized severe frost with a minimum temperature of -5°C.

  • louis allwood

    Weather hasn’t stopped people from dressing up in Aintree

    Despite the wet weather report, guests were ready to stake their bets and keep getting into the party spirit.

    This year was no different than any other, as the crowds were all dressed up.

    Many were spotted toasting on the weekends wearing bright pastel-colored dresses with some stunning glamour.

    While the wind was still strong, attendees were undeterred and wore a series of sleeveless dresses and heels.

  • louis allwood

    High temperature of 15 degrees in London tomorrow

    A cold and chilly start followed by a dry and bright morning with long sunny and breezy days.

    The afternoon is cloudy with some hazy sunshine, but remains dry with a high of 15 °C.

  • louis allwood

    London Sunday-Wednesday Outlook

    A cold start, then most areas will be fine, dry and bright.

    It’s feeling warmer than Saturday, although there are still a few showers in northern Scotland.

    It will be breezy and cloudy Monday and Tuesday with some rain in the northeast.

    Wednesday will be drier and less windy, but the south will be warmer but the north will remain cold.

  • louis allwood

    Showers will ease

    Showers will continue into Saturday night, but longer in some parts of Scotland.

    Temperatures will drop across the UK tonight, with some areas getting very cold.

  • louis allwood

    Cold nights for people in Manchester

    A dry evening and night with mostly clear skies with occasional high clouds.

    Lows are -3°C with light winds and frost in many areas.

  • louis allwood

    London Evening Forecast

    Clouds continued to melt into the night, with long, clear spells developing.

    Temperatures drop overnight, with widespread frost possible at dawn, with lows of -2°C.

  • sun

    Showers and cloudy tonight

    Most of the showers and clouds will clear tonight, according to BBC News.

    This will lead to a dry and cold night.

    Showers in northern Scotland will continue for some time but will ease later.

    Northern Ireland will get cloudier before dawn.

  • sun

    RNLI and Met Office issue stern advice on cold water shock over Easter holiday

    With the Easter holiday approaching, many will be flocking to the beaches and swimming in the sea.

    But meteorologist Alex Deakin issued a stark warning to those planning to do so in a video on the Met Office Twitter account.

    “The ocean has been warming for a lot longer than the land, and it’s always cold, especially in March and April, when the temperatures are the coldest,” he said.

    In the same video, RNLI lifeguard Henry Owen agreed with Mr Deacon and said to anyone suffering cold water shock: “Relax, don’t panic, float on your back.”

    You can watch the full video here:

  • sun

    sunny saturday afternoon

    From a chilly start this morning, sunny days are on the horizon for much of the UK.

    Temperatures could reach as high as 13C in parts of London and the South, with 12C in the South West.

    But scattered showers are possible in the north, parts of Wales and Scotland.

    Cold showers are also possible in some parts of Scotland.

    The rest of the British Isles should be between 5 and 11 degrees.

  • Joseph Gump

    Monday-Wednesday Weather Outlook

    The Bureau of Meteorology said: “Monday and Tuesday will be cloudy and breezy with some rain in the northeast.

    “Wednesday was drier and less windy.

    “The south is warming while the north is still cold.”

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