Climate in the UK: temperatures are expected to drop by almost 15 ºC after the hottest day of the year, according to forecasters

Temperatures are expected to drop by almost 15 ºC in some parts of the UK after the hottest day of the year so far.

On Saturday, the UK recorded its hottest day of the year for the third day in a row with temperatures reaching 32.7 ºC in Santon Downham in Suffolk.

Meteorologists now say it will be much cooler this weekend in most parts of the country, with rain and storms forecast on Sunday.

The Met Office has said that the Midlands can see temperatures drop to 15 ºC.

As a result of the influx of cooler Atlantic air, mercury is expected to fall in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and most of England.

The northwest is expected to drop by 11 ° C from 25 ° C to 14 ° C, while the south coast is expected to maintain scorching temperatures, so they could see highs. of 30 ° C.

On Sunday, rain is expected in the southern and northern parts, while other regions are expected to have sunny periods.

Meanwhile, there is a warning of flooding in England and Scotland.

Spring tides have triggered a flood warning – warning that flooding is possible – in south-west London on the banks of the River Tidal Thames from Putney Bridge to Teddington Weir at 6.45am.

A government statement said: “River levels are expected to rise as a result of spring tides.

“Floods of low-lying roads and paths are expected, which can exist for an hour or two on either side of the high tide. Property floods are not expected.”

The alert is expected to be updated at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Churchill’s barriers in the Orkney Islands have a flood warning, meaning flooding is expected.

The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency said roadblocks are likely to occur around the time of high tide, which is between 12.30pm and 2am on Saturday morning.

He warned that further flooding could occur from 12.30pm and 2.00pm on Saturday.

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