How long will this heat wave last? Met Office announces exact date for UK heatwave to end

Good news for British sun-seekers as the longest heat wave no signs of slowing down this week for years, the met office.

Meteorologists are predicting scorching temperatures of 30C and above that will continue into next Monday.

That met office Those highs of 33C are expected in some areas on Monday afternoon, with central, southern and eastern England all experiencing the soaring temperatures during the heatwave.

It could be the hottest day of the year so far, with the UK’s record high for this year currently standing at 32.7C. It was recorded at Heathrow on June 17th.

Warm weather is expected to continue in the high 20s throughout the week into the weekend, when mercury may climb back to 31C in places like London, Reading and Oxford.

That means parts of the country will be hotter than some of the world’s top beach destinations, including the Maldives and Marbella in Spain.

The Met Office and the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) have issued a Level 3 heat health alert in east and south-east England from 9am Monday to 9am Friday, while the rest of the nation has a Level 2 alert in place.

How long will this heat wave last?

But the hot, muggy nights have left many yearning for cool air, so when will the extreme temperatures subside.

The Met Office’s Greg Dewhurst said temperatures will remain in the mid-to-high 20s through the end of the week.

On Friday, England and Wales can expect dry and sunny conditions with light winds, while scattered showers are likely in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

He said: “For most of us it will be a dry and sunny day from morning until well into our 20s, with the central, southern and eastern parts of England potentially hitting highs of 33C,” he said.

“So there is a very good possibility that tomorrow will be the hottest day of the year so far, it will certainly be on par with the existing record, maybe even more.

“It will also be very warm overnight into Tuesday and remain in the low 20s in the cities so many will experience an uncomfortable night.”

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