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Heat Wave!

Last chance for outdoor DIY and barbecues


BRITAIN will enjoy a surprise burst of sunshine next week with sizzling temperatures bringing the hottest autumn days for 25 years.

Experts say the thermometer could climb as high as 83F (28C) – well above average for the time of year.

The hot spell has been dubbed a mini “Indian Summer” by weathermen who say that high pressure could cause sustained sunny weather and sultry conditions to continue until next weekend.

And it will be the last chance this year to get those barbecues out as forecasters last night re-issued warnings of an “unusually cold” autumn after the heatwave. They say another big freeze is on the way this winter.

We are going to see temperatures comfortably into the mid-80s.

“If you haven’t put the barbecue away, it will be the perfect conditions for one. There is quite a bit of good weather to be had.”


High pressure is expected to remain anchored over most of Britain, with temperatures soaring from the 70s to a peak of 83F in the South by the end of the week.

Although the best of the weather will be in the South and South-east, above average temperatures of 73F are predicted for the North of England, with 66F in Scotland.


“this could be your last chance to get your outdoor DIY jobs finished before another harsh winter” says Greengates Builders Merchants Accrington, Lancashire. Come and give us a visit and pick up your last minute products and get cracking this week!


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