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UK weather forecast – Charts show Britain is set to bake as map turns RED following 18C sunshine

WEATHER charts reveal that Britain is set to bask in 18C sunshine later this month.

A spell of warm weather is set to hit on April 26, with the South East feeling the highest temperatures.

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The north of the country will still feel the heat, with a surge in mercury to 15C.

WXCharts show an increase of 4C above what is typically expected for this time of the year.

The temperature anomaly chart shows the country turning red thanks to the toasty temperatures.

According to the charts, Scotland and the North-East of England will see a 6C increase compared to usual temperatures for late April.

By April 27, the weather is set to get even hotter with temperatures of 18C in the South East.

The Met Office's long-range forecast for April 19 to 28, the outbreaks of rain will subside before the dry spells hit the country.

"Cloudy and breezy across Northern Ireland and Scotland with outbreaks of rain through Monday, later spreading briefly to Wales, the South West and Northern England," forecasters have said.

"Further southeast it will likely remain drier and brighter with a cold night.

"Outbreaks of rain in the north and west will then likely ease as high pressure becomes more widely established again."

The Met Office said: "This will bring plenty of dry and bright weather with sunny spells and daytime temperatures around average, but cold by night with the risk of overnight frosts and the chance of fog patches.

"There is the potential for rain and strong winds to occur at times towards the northwest of the UK with the possibility of these unsettled conditions briefly spreading southeast."

The warmer weather will be met with welcome arms by pub landlords as well as amateur BBQ chefs as coronavirus restrictions ease across England.

This week hospitality was allowed to reopen after being closed for months during lockdown.

Brits were seen at pub beer gardens, outdoor bars and restaurants around the country despite cold temperatures – with some people even braving heavy snow to enjoy a pint.

Pals knocked back pints on deckchairs at The Cat and Fiddle Inn in Macclesfield, Cheshire, surrounded by snowy ground.

And groups of friends reunited at pubs across Newcastle, Huddersfield and Portsmouth, wrapped up in coats, scarves and woolly hats.

The weather is set to remain cold for the rest of this week, reaching highs of just 15 by Sunday.

BBC forecasters said the end of this month and the start of May is set to be characterised by warmer, more settled conditions.

They said: "The tail end of April and first part of May will be at the mercy of high pressure that should often find itself to the north or west, and low pressure to the south near Spain.

"The UK will be caught between these two large-scale pressure systems, so we will likely continue to see changeable weather.

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