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Hail and thunder set to hit London as temperatures climb

11th May 17 10:17 am

Weather update

London is set to be hit with hail and thunder as hot air makes its way into the capital.

On Thursday, the mercury is predicted to soar to 22C, this will make the capital the hottest place in the country.

According to the Met Office the humidity could bring thunder storms.

It’s set to remain around 20C for the rest of the week and drier weather will make its return at the weekend.

Met Office forecaster Emma Sillitoe told the Standard: “For most of today it should be staying dry in London and quite sunny as well.

“We are starting to see a southerly air flow, humid air coming from the continent, with temperatures up to 22C. London will be the warmest place in the UK.”

Rain is expected to hit on Thursday evening with a chance of thunder storms.

Sillitoe added: “Tomorrow there will be a few showers coming up from the south which could be heavy, there is also a chance of hail as well.

“It will still be fairly humid, with temperatures around 19 or 20C.

“As we go into the weekend it will largely be dry again, with an outside risk of showers but it will generally be nice and sunny.

“Sunday there will be a few more heavy showers coming through but it will stay around 19C throughout the weekend.”

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