A heat wave is coming to the UK following a week of heavy rain
According to the Mirror, Britain is going to witness starting from Wednesday the start of a long spell of warmer and drier weather, which is set to continue all week as the mercury climbs and the balmy summer weather finally gets under way.
The Mirror reported that after many homes in the south were inundated with floodwater as torrential rain battered parts of the country Brits are now looking ahead to a 27C heatwave.
Heavy rain lashed many areas of the country earlier this week and thousands woke up to travel chaos and widespread disruption on Tuesday.
But today will see the start of a long spell of warmer and drier weather, which is set to continue all week as the mercury climbs and the balmy summer weather finally gets under way.
The Met Office is predicting sunny spells across the nation and warmer weather than in recent weeks.
Temperatures will climb today and there will be highs of up to 26C in parts of London.
It is predicted to stay warm all week long before peaking at about 27C in the capital by the weekend.
The Met Office's weather forecast is showing London and England's south east and Wales are set for the warmest temperatures on Saturday and Sunday.
The national forecaster is predicting a mostly dry weekend with plenty of sunshine for most parts of the UK in good news for stay-cationers and particularly hot weather in England's south east and Wales from Saturday.
Across the UK temperatures should be very warm inland by Saturday, but cooler along some coasts.