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West Berkshire set for a scorcher

Weather forecasters predict hottest day of the year so far

West Berkshire set for a scorcher

West Berkshire and North Hampshire residents will continue to bask in sunshine today, in what could be the hottest day of the year.

Temperatures are set to hit as high as 24 degrees at around 4pm, according to the Met Office.

High pressure shifting to the east has meant southerly winds drawing warmth from Spain, leading to the mini heatwave.

Many parts of Southern England are expected to be hotter than the Mediterranean.

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  • CommonHungerforder

    21/05/2020 - 02:06

    It was in my garden. No mercury involved. 25.7C Hottest since, you will not have a clue, as you obliviously "cut and paste", with no ability to research. But 29.1C on 27th August last year was next warmest locally (my garden). And 1020hPa is not particularly high pressure. A bit above normal. High enough and in the right position, it really did drag warmer air from the south, but nothing I will write about in June for my weather report about May. It's all a bit relative too. You should go to journalism school and not "cut and paste" what you don't understand, or are just press releases you do not understand.