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UK Weather: Meteorological Office map reveals exact dates for scorching 30C heatwave to hit as African plume swept Britain

A map from the MET office has revealed the exact date when a 30°C heat wave will hit the UK.

Temperatures are expected to rise to highs by Wednesday afternoon.

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Temperatures are forecast to reach 30C from WednesdayCredit: ©Graham Hunt
it will get warmer nationwide

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it will get warmer nationwideCredit: MET Office
Dorset's Gillingham set to reach 30°C

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Dorset’s Gillingham set to reach 30°CCredit: MET Office

Temperatures in the southwest, including Dorset, Oxford and Gillingham in Gloucester, can reach up to 30°C.

Today’s high temperature is forecast to rise to 23 degrees.

that is African plume set to sweep Britain next week.

Forecaster Stephen Dixon told The Sun:

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“By the middle of next week, temperatures could reach the 30s, meeting the criteria for a heat wave in some areas.

“For our definition of a heatwave, three days in a row must reach a certain threshold depending on the region.

“There’s a bit of a question mark as to how long this heat wave will last, but it could be a heat wave.”

The heat is coming from an African plume that is now passing through France.

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But forecasters said temperatures are likely to be well below the record temperatures seen during the July heatwave, when temperatures topped 40 degrees Celsius in many areas.

He explained:

“Once we enter the long range, what we consider to be anticyclones will continue to be predominantly dominant, resulting in mostly dry and mild weather.

“Mid-month temperatures are likely to remain warm across much of England and Wales.

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It was the driest July on record since 1935.

African plume set to sweep Britain

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African plume set to sweep Britaincredit:
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