Make the most of this afternoon and evening because it all changes quite quickly!
The region and the rest of the UK is currently enjoying the hottest day of 2022 – with temperatures between 32 and 34 degrees Celsius in the Midlands and South.
But Saturday brings a wet day and temperatures 17 degrees lower at 15 degrees.
Today: Friday 17 June
Widely hot, perhaps very hot in places. Lengthy spells of strong sunshine expected, turning hazy at times under high cloud. Cloud gradually sinking south across the region from late-afternoon but remaining dry. Winds strengthening through the day. Maximum temperature 32 °C.
Cloud will spread south across the region with outbreaks of patchy rain overnight. Southern areas staying dry. Breezy. Feeling muggy as overnight temperatures remain warm, although cooler towards the north. Minimum temperature 17 °C.
Cloudy for much of the region with outbreaks of rain, turning heavy and persistent at times with a risk of thunder. Blustery and feeling significantly cooler. Maximum temperature 22 °C.