...By Solomon Thomas for TDPel Media.
UK residents can expect warmer weather in the coming days as forecasters predict temperatures to reach over 20C by May 6.
Southern and central areas of England will experience warm weather first before the warmer conditions head north.
Meteorologists say that the country is set to benefit from a European “red plume of air” from Spain and France.
While the end of April may still be mixed, a “strong push into summer” will commence by May.
Temperatures will be above average and locally well above average in some spots, according to the Met Office.
Coral bookmakers have already cut the odds on this month ending as a record-hot April.
After a cold snap during early spring, UK residents will welcome the news of a warmer weather forecast, with temperatures predicted to reach over 20C by May 6.
While some areas of England will experience warm weather first, the balmy conditions will gradually spread to the rest of the country.
This is good news for people planning outdoor activities and those looking to travel across the UK during the bank holiday weekend.
However, forecasters caution that April may still be mixed, but a “strong push into summer” will begin in May, with temperatures expected to be above average and locally well above average in some places.
Coral bookmakers have already shortened the odds on this month breaking UK records for April heat.