BRITS are set to bask in a week-long heatwave with temperatures expected to hit sizzling highs of 30C in parts of the UK.
The Met Office has forecast 27C on Saturday and 30C on Sunday after a jet stream is set to move further north.
Met Office forecaster Clare Nasir said: "Into the weekend the temperatures will build and we'll see some strong sunshine, temperatures come Sunday could peak at around 30C."
For those struggling to travel due to restrictions, it will be hotter here than sunny Ibiza, which will be 30C on Sunday.
Other forecasters, however, have predicted highs of a scorching 31C at the weekend.
The Met Office predicts the mercury could remain high enough for official heatwaves in parts of the country in the coming days.
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The current hottest day of the year was recorded on June 14 when temperatures soared to 28.4C in Heathrow.
Forecaster Stephen Dixon said charts suggest the weather will continue to heat up before unsettled conditions creep in from next Wednesday.
He told the Mirror: "It's looking like warm conditions will continue for many in the early parts of next week, from Wednesday there's some more unsettled conditions on the horizon.
"But it is obviously more uncertain at the moment."
On Friday it will be a warm start to the day with highs of 27C in Cardiff and 26C in London.
The glorious weather will continue into Saturday where temperatures will soar to 28C in London and 27C in Leeds.
Clare warned people that the pollen count will be "high or even very high".
Saturday night will be an uncomfortable one for many of us, feeling muggy and humid.
Brits packed beaches in Blackpool today, soaking up the first rays of sunshine this summer.
Beachgoers cooled off in the sea at the seaside resort of Weymouth in Dorset after an afternoon of scorching sunshine.
It comes after floodwater swamped London after a month's rain fell in just one hour.
Severe flooding wreaked havoc in Raynes Park, South London, as cars became submerged in the water.
Drivers were forced to abandon their vehicles as the roads were engulfed while residents battled through deep floodwater in their homes.
Water even gushed down into the Underground, forcing a Circle Line train to reverse at Baker Street station.
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