Granthshala-worshipping Brits are set to enjoy a stunning 25C sizzler this weekend.
But the good weather will not last long with heavy rain forecast across the country on Monday.
A 1,000-mile-wide “heat dome” is meant to cover Britain from today to Sunday as temperatures warm by 25C.
However, “a band of foggy rain” will pass through the country on Monday, bringing “a noticeable drop in temperature”.
Meteorological Department meteorologist Adam Thornhill said: “For the rest of this week and the weekend, we will continue to see the low pressure system bringing hazy weather to the north of the UK, while for the effects of dry, warm weather further south Thanks persists. High pressure is rising off the Azores.”
“Behind a cold front, conditions will experience much more autumn, with a feeling of cold and foggy rain for many people,” he said.
Today the west and southwest will see less cloud and drizzle in the affected areas while the east will see an explosion with warm temperatures.
A Netweather forecaster said: “The general north-west-south-east split will continue on Friday, with most eastern parts of the UK, particularly the east and south of England, very hot sunny, but with some light rain in the west Cloudy sky over West Scotland, Cumbria and West Wales High Plains.
“Warm, sunny weather in the south and east is set to spread over much of the UK during the weekend as winds turn from westerly to south, with cloudy weather largely confined to north-west Scotland become.
“Temperatures will reach widely in the low to mid 20s Celsius.”
Fortunately, Saturday will be fine and warm for most of the regions except the northwest where some rain is expected.
Sporadic showers are forecast in the early hours of Sunday morning before the last day of sunshine.
The Met Office revealed that September is one of the warmest since records began in 1841.
Yesterday marked the first day of astronomical autumn when it crossed the equator and lies just above it.
However, using the meteorological definition, autumn began on 1 September.
Brits made the most of today’s nice weather by packing the boardwalk while enjoying the autumn sunshine.
Meanwhile, tourists in Cambridge rest on boats for a punt on the Cam River.
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