The remnants of hurricane Gert are expected to import warm, humid air into the UK with muggy nights and warm days arriving from Monday, lasting into Wednesday. There’s a lot of uncertainty from Thursday on wards, although Scotland, Northern Ireland should be in a fresher, showerier pattern, central and south eastern England could hold onto remnants of the warm and humid weather.
The “tropical” air will arrive on Sunday night, which will be quite a muggy one for southern areas. Into Monday, much of England and Wales will be very warm and sunny, the same on Tuesday to – Highs up to 29C/84F are likely. However, a band of heavy rain will affect central Scotland, raising concerns about flooding here.
Later on Tuesday, fresher conditions will head into Ireland/ Western Scotland, as this reaches central areas, some intense thunderstorms could develop: forecast details regarding this and warning maps will be posted on the page. On Wednesday, there’s a continued risk of scattered thunderstorms, western Irish Sea areas will turn fresher and unsettled, though the south east could hold onto something warm/humid through the later stages of the week.