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Channel 5’s weather channel has an interesting forecast for the UK on Monday night: the temperature will rise, the sun will be out, and people will be having a little fun.
The weather channel will be broadcasting the forecast from 2pm GMT on Monday, with weather forecasters saying the temperature could climb to 5C and the sun out at midday.
This will mean temperatures in London and the South West of England will be in the upper 20s to 30sC, with the South East of England at around 20C and London in the mid-40s.
In addition, the East of Scotland will be a lot cooler than usual, with average temperatures in the region hitting 15C to 20C.
The UK’s National Weather Service has issued a red alert for the south east of England, while the Met Office in the UK’s capital has issued its first ‘blue alert’ for the east of Scotland.
There will also be a ‘temperature warning’ for parts of Wales, although it will not last for long.
A ‘cold front’ has formed over northern England, and a low pressure system is expected to move across England and Wales into the Midlands and North East of the country, with it moving across the UK into Scotland on Tuesday night.
In Scotland, a ‘red alert’ will be issued for most of the day on Monday for the same reason.
The Met Office says that temperatures in Scotland will drop to the lower 30s to 40sC by the evening, and will then return to normal by Wednesday morning.
A cold front is moving across England, with temperatures in some parts of England in the low to mid-30sC range and conditions will continue to be hot across Scotland until Monday night.
The forecast also sees a ‘high’ in the North West of Scotland, with a low near 15C.
This could mean the high could dip below freezing by Monday afternoon.
A number of other forecasts have been issued for the rest of the UK, including:A ‘warm front’ is moving over southern England and the North East, with highs in the middle of the mid 20sC to 30C.
A low pressure will move over parts of Scotland and the Midlands on Tuesday morning, bringing warm air from the north to the south and creating a westerly flow.
A high near 20C is forecast for Scotland on Wednesday.
In the South, the low is forecast to move west to east across Scotland, bringing warmer air to the west of the region.
A temperature warning is issued for parts, with conditions expected to stay warm until Thursday morning.
There is a strong chance of heavy rain throughout the day across Scotland and Wales on Tuesday, and rain showers are expected to hit parts of the Midlands, with winds blowing around 20mph (32km/h).
The forecast for Northern Ireland also sees rain, with heavy rain and isolated hail in the north, with gusts of up to 40mph (72km/kph).
On Wednesday morning, the National Weather Services warns the chances of flooding in the south west of England are increased.
On Tuesday, a low over central Scotland will continue into Wednesday morning with winds from the south blowing from the east and into the north.
A strong cold front moves over northern Scotland, and showers are forecast to fall across Scotland on Thursday morning, with rain expected throughout the night.
This cold front will continue until Friday morning.
The National Weather Authorities advises people in parts of central Scotland should avoid driving on roads with significant flooding and remain indoors.
The cold front over Scotland will move westwards over the next 24 hours.
A wet winter means more cold air is coming in from the west.
The Met Office warns that showers and thunderstorms are forecast for parts on Wednesday morning and evening, with showers and strong thunderstorms expected to fall through the morning on Thursday.
On Thursday morning it is expected temperatures will be around 0C (51F), with showers expected to occur later in the day.
A hot wind will move across Scotland over the course of the next few days.
A dry winter means conditions are likely to remain warm for the first few days of the new year, with an upper range temperature of about 20C (69F).