By Alex Glenn •
Published: 21 Mar 2022 • 8:02
Spring scorcher: Britain is set to be hotter than Barcelona, according to weather forecasters.
It has been predicted by weather forecasters that the UK could be a staggering five degrees warmer than Barcelona this week. Optimistic weather forecasts have come in from the Met Office, Netweather and British Weather Services.
On Saturday, March 19, part of the UK hit a sweltering 20 degrees. These warm conditions are expected to continue over the next few days. According to the Met Office, Kinlochewe, in north-west Scotland hit 20 degrees on Saturday. As reported by The DailyStar, Tuesday will see similar temperatures according to Netweather forecasters.
Netweather has predicted that on Tuesday afternoon, March 22, London could see highs of 18 degrees C. Wednesday is also looking good. Barcelona temperatures are expected to hit a high of 13 degrees on Tuesday according to weather.com, as reported by The Mirror.
The BBC’s Chris Fawkes has said that the weather: “is going to get a lot, lot warmer.”
The forecaster added: “As the southerly winds continue to push northwards through Tuesday and Wednesday, those temperatures are going to surge significantly,
“Tuesday – a fine day with some sunshine – maybe a few isolated showers developing through the afternoon but most of you will have a dry day though.
“Temperatures will reach a high of 19 degrees C in London, 15 degrees C in Glasgow and 14 degrees C in Belfast.”
British Weather Services meteorologist Jim Dale revealed: “We are expecting a very pleasant spell of spring weather.
“It is certainly going to bring the warmest spell of weather so far this year in time for the spring equinox.
“We expect plenty of sunshine through the next week, and there is a chance that we see 21C in parts.”
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Originally from the UK, Alex is based in Almeria and is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news.
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