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Easter Set To Be The Hottest Ever Recorded

Easter Set To Be The Hottest Ever Recorded

Those of you lucky enough to have the entire Bank Holiday off - not that I'm bitter - will be excited by the news that this Easter could be the hottest ever recorded. Hell, yes!

According to weather experts, this Sunday and Monday are expected to hit the positively tropical heights of 26C.

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Meteorologist Laura Tobin took to Twitter to share the good news, writing: "How warm?

"Fri 24C possibly 25C.

"Sat 25C possibly 26C.

"Sunday 25/26C.

"Monday 26C possibly 27C.

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"Tuesday could be 28C.

"Record breaking? Its likely to be the warmest #EasterSunday & #EasterMonday ever recorded Warmer than most holiday 'hot spots' #staycation #bbq #FeelsLikeSummer."

Music to the ears of revellers already basking in the April sunshine, I'm sure.

Commenting on the post, one person wrote: "Boom! Can it last for longer please?"

Today's predictions go one better than those given earlier this week, which claimed some parts of the UK would be hotter than Egypt this weekend.

Speaking to the Sun, Met Office meteorologist Mark Wilson said: "For Saturday, we're looking at highs of 23C and possibly 24C.

"For Sunday, we're looking at highs of 24C with just a small chance of 25C.

Revellers have been enjoying the Bank Holiday sunshine. Credit: PA
Revellers have been enjoying the Bank Holiday sunshine. Credit: PA

"But it's approaching the mid-20s which is very warm indeed.

"All in all, it's going to generally be a really nice weekend for most areas with plenty of dry areas with lots of sunshine to come as well.

"It will turn a little bit cooler across parts of the north through the weekend, but nonetheless for the bulk of England and Wales it will be sunny."

But the good weather is a double-edged sword, with millions of hay fever sufferers struggling with the heat.

However, medical expert Dr. Daisy Bennett appeared on Sky News to offer some handy tips to help keep those pesky symptoms at bay.

It could be a perfect Easter weekend for sprawling out in the sun. Credit: PA
It could be a perfect Easter weekend for sprawling out in the sun. Credit: PA

For those of you who want to go down the non-medical route, she suggested: "Using vaseline around your nose, that stops the pollen from landing on the mucous membrane surface, which is on the inside of your nose.

Sounds good. What else? "Wearing wraparound sunglasses, again protecting the membrane from the eyes so the pollen doesn't land on your eyes."

She added: "Just simple things like washing your clothes if you've been outside... don't dry your bedding, bed sheets, clothes outside, because pollen will land on that."

Good advice.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: News, Weather, uk news, Interesting, easter

Dominic Smithers

Dominic graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in French and History. Like you, Dom has often questioned how much use a second language has been. Well, after stints working at the Manchester Evening News, the Accrington Observer and the Macclesfield Express, along with never setting foot in France, he realised the answer is surprisingly little. But I guess, c'est la vie. Contact us at [email protected]

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