Balmy sunshine set to stay as mini-heatwave sees parks and pubs packed

Britain's incredible weekend of weather continues on Sunday with temperatures set to stay high.

Saturday saw strong sunshine across the UK as people headed to the beaches, parks and pub gardens.

Temperatures reached highs of 20C in some parts of the country yesterday but it will feel a little cooler today.

Cornwall and Devon will see highs of 15C and London is expected to be slightly cooler at 14C, according to The Sun.

Some parts of the east coast. and the north-east may struggle to get above 12C though.

Met Office forecaster Martin Bowles said: "There will be lots of sunshine on Sunday, although slightly more cloudy in the east.

"It will be a bright and dry day, while the west of the country will remain wall-to-wall sunshine.

"Over the next few days temperatures are going to be dropping a bit because they are above average for this time of year."

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According to the Met Office April 2021 has recorded 174.6 hours of sunshine so far across the UK, which is well above the average of 148.3 hours.

However April 2020 currently holds the record when there was 224.5 hours of sunshine in the month.

On Saturday Achnagat in Scotland recorded the highest temperature with 19.5C.

Kinloss, also in Scotland, saw the most sunshine with 13.9 hours and the lowest temperature was -4.9C in Kinbrace, Scotland.

Here is the Met Office forecast for Sunday: " Chilly start will give way to another fine, dry and bright day with plenty of sunshine for most areas. Breezy in the south and not quite as warm as yesterday in most areas.

"Quickly turning chilly this evening and then another cold night with long clear periods and a touch of frost. Northern Scotland turning cloudier though with rain here by dawn."

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