Exact date when 'heat dome' to bring 30C 10-day scorcher to UK

A 'heat dome' of high pressure is set to bring a ten-day long 30C scorcher to the UK. That is according to latest heat maps.

Exacta Weather has predicted that 'in and around' July 10 to 20 will be particularly hot, according to the Mirror, and it is likely to be the warmest between July 15-17. Its team has cautiously noted, "It is still very early days for this developing scenario," but they remain optimistic.

The news about the spell of hot weather comes as the latest local Met Office forecast for Coventry and Warwickshire predicts another unsettled week. Wednesday (July 10) is set to see 'heavy' showers.

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But then, as we head into the weekend, it is set to become drier. The sunny spells are also set to make it feel warmer than the lower than average temperatures we have seen over recent days.

The latest local forecast is as follows:

Today

A dry and bright start to the new week, but cloud will soon increasing from the south with some patchy rain into the afternoon. Feeling pleasant in the sunshine first thing under the light winds. Maximum temperature 20C.

Tonight

Remaining cloudy this evening with outbreaks of rain sweeping north and eastwards across the region, turning heavy at times. Milder and rather breezy. Minimum temperature 13C.

Tuesday

An unsettled day with low pressure dominating, bringing spells of rain, and heavy showers into the afternoon. Feeling rather cool under the cloud and rather breezy. Maximum temperature 21C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday

Sunny spells and heavy showers on Wednesday and Thursday. Turning drier into Friday with sunny spells. Feeling pleasant in any sunshine with winds easing.

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