A freak shift in weather patterns will send thermometers rocketing to 30C (86F) in early June with THREE MONTHS of blazing sunshine to follow. And the latest weather models suggest the highest ever UK temperature of 38.5C (101F) could be beaten in just weeks kicking off the “Great Summer” of 2016.

Forecasters are now in agreement this year could break all records. A blistering “heat surge” from the Continent at the start of next month will bring a taste of things to come with relentless heatwaves predicted through the summer. The predictions are based on a rare set of meteorological circumstances which now appear to have converged. READ MORE