UK weather forecast – Bank Holiday scorcher odds-on to be hottest for 98 years as Britain basks in sizzling sunshine – The Sun

BOOKIES are predicting the May Spring Bank holiday will be the hottest on record for 98 years with the mercury hitting 30C. 

The Met Office predicts temperatures will reach 25C but bookies are offering odds of just 1/4 on the UK reaching temperatures of 30C in coming week.

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The sunny weather is set to test the nation's resolve in maintaining coronavirus social distancing in parks and open spaces.

Police chiefs have said that people were becoming blasé about social distancing as the health secretary pleaded with the public to be sensible over the warm weekend.

Speaking at the Downing Street press conference, Matt Hancock said: "Let's not go back to square one.

"We can all play our part in the national effort."

While it'll be fairly breezy with patches of rain in the north of the country tomorrow there will be sunny spells everywhere.

Monday is likely to be the hottest day and temperatures are likely to peak to a balmy 25C in some areas.

The Met office says the movement of the jet stream is playing a big part in the weekend's weather.

As it moves north, high pressure will build, bringing sunny weather for many on tomorrow and Monday.

On Twitter the Met office has been warning people should stay at home to save lives.

They said: "The movement of the JetStream will play a big part in the weekend weather.

"As it moves north, high pressure will build, bringing sunny weather for many on Sunday and Monday."

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