Heatwave forecast for the UK: Map becomes BLOOD RED as a 91°F blast hits the country, bringing a five-day scorcher.
The heatwave in the United Kingdom is expected to last at least another five days, with the latest weather forecasts turning blood red as a scorching 91.4F (33C) heat sweeps the country.
Since the weekend, temperatures have reached record highs, prompting the Met Office to issue an amber extreme heat warning for parts of the south, south west, and West Midlands. Due to the expected high temperatures, a weather warning was issued from Monday at 4 p.m. to midnight on Thursday. As the temperatures continues to rise into the low-30s, weather charts illustrate the sweltering conditions, with maps turning a blood red color throughout the week.
The heatwave is expected to linger through the week, with a high of 30°C (86°F) expected later today, according to Netweather temperature charts.
The map, which is current as of 6 p.m. today, shows the entire United Kingdom and Wales turning a deep red as the temperature rises into the late 20s and low 30s.
In the capital, temperatures are expected to reach 30 degrees Celsius, with the finest weather anticipated for the south of England.
Highs in Northern Ireland are expected to reach 26°C (78.8°F), while temperatures in south west Scotland will reach the mid-20s.
Highs of 29 degrees Celsius (84.2 degrees Fahrenheit) are forecasted over the south of England on Wednesday.
As the temperature continues to rise, much of the UK turns a deep red, with the scorching weather pushing up into Scotland by late afternoon.
As the scorching weather moves farther north, much of Scotland is expected to turn a deep red by Thursday.
The north east of England will witness highs of 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit), while the remainder of the country will see temperatures in the high 20s.
By Friday afternoon, temperatures will have dropped slightly, but they will still be in the mid-20s.
The north east will be the warmest, with highs of 27°C (80.6°F) expected.
The hot weather will be restricted to East Anglia on Saturday, with highs of 27°C expected.
Temperatures in the Midlands and portions of the south east are expected to reach the mid-20s.
Temperatures are expected to drop into the low-20s on Sunday, July 25.
As the heatwave persists, the Met Office issued its first-ever amber excessive heat warning yesterday.
Temperatures in certain western locations could reach 33 degrees Celsius (91.4 degrees Fahrenheit), according to the forecast.
The warning is timed to coincide with the publication of “Brinkwire Summary News.”