Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 23°C

min temp: 15°C

ESTD 1874 Search

Weather: Temperatures to reach the same level as the Caribbean

18:31 17 July 2014

Hot weather pictures. Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds. Pictured is Grace Hastings.

Hot weather pictures. Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds. Pictured is Grace Hastings.

You’ll be forgiven for thinking you’re on a Mediterranean party island or in the Caribbean tomorrow.

shares
Hot weather pictures. Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds.Hot weather pictures. Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds.

The good weather in the region is set to continue, with temperatures nearing to those in Ibiza, Valencia, Barcelona, and warmer than Casablanca.

Today, the warmest weather recorded by East Anglian based forecasters Weatherquest was in the Brecklands, reaching highs of 26 degrees celcius.

It was 25 degrees in Bury St Edmunds and at around 5pm Wattisham the temperature was recorded at 24 degrees.

Dan Holley, a forecaster at Weatherquest said: “The highest temperatures have been in London and south of there, at around 28 and 29 degrees.”

And tomorrow, it’s only going to get warmer. In London temperatures could reach 31 degrees.

Mr Holley added: “Even Ipswich will be getting up to 27, 28 degrees in the afternoon.

“By the coast it will be 21 or 22 degrees.”

Out to the West of the Essex by the M11, temperatures could be as high as 31 or 32 degrees.

The weather for many places in the mediterranean will be close to the temperatures in Essex and Suffolk, according to the Met Office.

In Casablanca, there will be highs of 26 degrees, in Barcelona it will be 28 degrees. It will also be 28 degrees in Valencia, and 29 in Ibiza.

It will also be as warm as Barbados, which is due to reach 28 degrees.

Mr Holley said: “The sun is strongest during the middle of the day.

“By the looks of things pollen levels will be medium today, though locally they may just touch high.

“UV levels are high as well.”

However, on Saturday, the temperature will drop by two or three degrees, with an increased risk of thunderstorms on Saturday evening and Sunday.

However there was a positive note to end on as Mr Holley said: “The temperature will go back up by the middle of next week.”

shares

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

A beautiful day in Christchurch Park, Ipswich

If the weather goes according to forecast this weekend, the advice will be to make the most of tomorrow’s sunshine because thunder and rain could be on the way for Sunday.

Charles Mayes, pictured with friend Pat, who died in the crash.

A tipper truck driver “panicked” and drove off after a crash which saw another motorist die, a court has heard.

The cannabis factory found at Barry Copeland's house

A Suffolk man who allowed his house near Stowmarket town centre to be used as a cannabis factory has been given a suspended prison sentence.

Staff at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village and Country Park created a real life Hobbit hole fit for Bilbo Baggins - but now a holiday site want to create one you can sleep in

West Suffolk is set to be the home of the UK’s first replica, habitable “Hobbit Hole” from the popular JRR Tolkien fantasy books and films.

A turning HGV blocked a Suffolk road

The driver of an articulated lorry received some “strong words of advice” from police after his attempts to turn the vehicle blocked a Suffolk road.

Man taken to Colchester General Hospital for futher care.

A 28-year-old man was treated for smoke inhalation following a first floor flat blaze in Colchester.

The launch of the Suffolk Historic Churches Trust bike ride, which takes place on September 12. 
Peter Cook, Patrick Grieve and Terry Hunt.

An annual bike ride raising thousands of pounds to ensure the future of church buildings in Suffolk was officially launched today.

New figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre found that alcohol-related hospital admissions rose from 13,160 in 2012/13 to 13,250 in 2013/14 in the county.

The message comes despite a small rise in drink-related hospital admissions in the county last year.

Easton Farm Park is getting ready for the Maverick Festival this weekend.

The stage is set for a three-day celebration of transatlantic Americana, roots and folk music down on a Suffolk farm.

Collision on the A14 at Felixstowe.

A car and lorry collided on the A14 at Felixstowe near the port this afternoon.

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages