Caribbean heatwave set to bring sizzling temperatures to Coventry

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Another heatwave is set to be on its way -Credit:PA Wire

A Caribbean jet stream is set to bring a sizzling heatwave to the UK in just a matter of days. Temperatures are set to soar between Thursday, May 30 and Sunday, June 2, according to forecasts from WXCharts and Netweather.

It has been predicted that the Midlands, including our area, as well as Norwich and London are due to be the hottest, BirminghamLive has reported. The forecasts, which use Met Desk data, show that while these areas could see highs of 23C. Wales and the south west of England are only set to hit around 17C.

The Met Office's long range forecast for May 24 to June 2 reads: "Most likely an unsettled start to the period with showers in the west and perhaps longer periods of rain in the northeast, although still some settled weather in between."

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Thunder could be on its way

According to the Met Office's latest online forecast for our area shows that we are set to see more sunshine today (May 20). But there could thunder tomorrow (May 21) with rain set to sweep in.

The latest local forecast is as follows:


Early cloud and mist, especially in the east, will lift and break through the morning to leave a dry day with plenty of sunny spells. With light winds it will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine. Maximum temperature 22C.


It will be a fine evening with warm sunny spells. A dry night then follows with clear spells and some low cloud encroaching from the east once again. Minimum temperature 8C.


Early low cloud clearing through the morning to leave sunny spells with scattered showers developing into the afternoon, these possibly turning heavy or thundery at times. Maximum temperature 18C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday

Further showers through this period with bright or sunny spells at times. Perhaps a longer period of rain developing later Wednesday and into Thursday. Feeling cooler.

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