UK set for hottest day of the year so far
Temperatures in the UK are set to rise, with the possibility of a heatwave in parts of the south and west, potentially reaching 29C on Saturday. The Met Office has warned of thundery conditions following the heatwave. The highest temperature so far this year was 25.1C in Porthmadog on Tuesday, but forecasters believe this could be surpassed. The UK is expected to experience the hottest day of the year so far on Thursday, with temperatures potentially reaching 26C. The dry weather is likely to remain for at least another week.