Heat health alerts in the West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, South East and South West have been upgraded from yellow to amber.
Forecasters say the El Nino weather pattern has returned – and it could lead to hotter temperatures around the world.
The hottest temperatures of the year so far are expected to be followed by thundery downpours.
With a new alert system launched ahead of this summer, we assess the long-term weather forecast to see if a repeat of last year's sweltering summer is on the cards.
The sunny weather over the past few weeks led to several wildfires, despite temperatures not rising above 25C.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms covering swathes of England. Here's how to stay safe.
A 'large' El Niño event could put parts of the world at risk of drought, according to forecasters.
Storm Mathis brought heavy rain and strong winds to parts of southern England on Friday morning.
Weather warnings are in place from Cornwall to East Sussex.
According to the Met Office's predictions, the north of the UK will see "rain, sleet, snow and ice", with a yellow weather warning in place for wind in the south
Storm Larisa battered parts of the UK with gales and blizzards overnight on Thursday, and a number of warnings for snow and ice remain in place.
England is facing a cold weather warning after temperatures plummeted this week and snow flurries hit parts of the UK.
Snow fell across the south of England overnight as the UK experienced the coldest night of the year so far.
Snow is forecast in parts of the UK from Tuesday through to Friday, according to the Met Office.
The Met Office says temperatures could plummet as low as -15 this week.
Brits have been urged to remain 'vigiliant', as some areas remain under drought status since last summer's record breaking heatwave.
Strong gusts and downpours are set to hit parts of the country as Storm Otto approaches.
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After a wekeend of torrential downpours and heavy flooding, heavy snow and ice is set to hit parts of the country in the coming week.
The usually bustling resorts have been deserted after record-high winter temperatures swept across parts of the continent.
An Arctic deep freeze and massive winter storm have transformed buildings in North America.
Mark Woodley got grumpier and grumpier as he spent hours broadcasting outdoors in sub-zero temperatures.
There is set to be a north/south split in terms of varying weather conditions, according to the Met Office.
With temperatures rising above freezing, Thames Water has urged customers to avoid leaks by preparing pipes to defrost.
That same day, another group of boys died after falling through a frozen lake in Solihull, West Midlands.