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Monday 16th September 2019

Brits 'to bask in glorious heatwave after weekend washout'

Is summer finally here?

It's good news for most of us, but not so good news for festival goers in the Isle of Wight and Donington.

After a week where the Met Office issued a 'danger to life warning' after torrential storms, it seems summer is finally set to show its face next week.

The warm weather is set to return, but only after a weekend wash-out, with people enjoying the live music already spotted taking cover.

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Music lovers at the Isle Of Wight Festival and Download, at Donington Park in Derby, are braced for a wet weekend.

Temperatures are expected to reach highs of 19C in Norwich but in the early teens throughout the rest of the country.

There will be more sunny spells, but 'most' places will have some rain or showers today.

The mercury is set to rise on slightly on Saturday, while Sunday looks as though it will be the best day of the weekend.

A heatwave is set to hit Britain next week (Credit: Pexels)

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Forecasters say that after a wet weekend, next week could be a scorcher.

The weather will improve next week with temperatures climbing to 21C and above on Monday and continue to stay in the 20s throughout the week.

Sunshine will bathe the country on Monday, while Tuesday will see highs of 23C, with generally cloudy weather in England and some sun in Scotland.

Wednesday, however, looks set to be a hot one with temperatures hitting 25C in some places.

Wednesday, however, looks set to be a hot one with temperatures hitting 25C in some places.

Wednesday looks set to be a scorcher (Credit:

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A spokesperson for says: "Next week does look warmer, quite noticeable after the recent wet and cool conditions."

Meanwhile, according to the Met Office's long-range forecast, the final week of June could see "high pressure may dominate, bringing a greater chance of more widely settled and warm weather".

After all the rain in June, summer looks as though it's coming back next week.

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