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Monday 30th March 2020

Met Office issues warnings as Brits brace for weekend washout

The heatwave is over!

Britain will experience heavy rain and thunderstorms this weekend after the hottest August Bank Holiday on record.

The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for parts of the UK on Friday (August 30) and Saturday (August 31).

It's been said there will be "spells of heavy rain" across the northwest of the UK and Northern Ireland.

Read more: Brits braced for thunderstorms after hottest Bank Holiday on record

The warnings are in place from 12pm on Friday to 3pm on Saturday.

Met Office meteorologist Matthew Box told The Sun Online: "We're expecting to see some spells of heavy rain across northwest UK as well as Northern Ireland.

We're expecting to see some spells of heavy rain across northwest UK as well as Northern Ireland.

"We're set to see some heavy rain at home. We advise people in the affected areas to take care as there is risk of surface water flooding and possibilities of travel disruption."

The Met Office says for Friday: "Much of England and Wales will be dry and warm with sunshine. The north will be windy with rain, heavy and persistent in parts of Northern Ireland and western Scotland."

Warnings are in place Friday and Saturday (Credit: Met Office)

For Saturday and the rest of the weekend, the weather service predicts: "Unsettled across the north, with heavy rain on Saturday and showers on Sunday.

"Drier and brighter in the south, with rain moving east on Saturday. Cooler Generally."

The Met Office's official Twitter account shared on Thursday: "Tomorrow's weather front is an example of a 'conveyor belt' of rain, which brings a continuous feed of rain to the same places over a long period of time."

Brits basked in the hottest August Bank Holiday on record last weekend, with temperatures reaching 33.2C (91.8F) at Heathrow beating the previous record of 28.2C set two years ago.

Read more: Weather warning issued ahead of Bank Holiday heatwave

Temperatures reached scorching highs on Monday (August 26) as Brits enjoyed a long weekend.

Bala in Snowdonia National Park was the warmest place in Wales, as temperatures reached 25.5C.

Meanwhile, Helen's Bay in Northern Ireland saw temperatures rise to 21.9C and Fyvie Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, reached 25C.

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