Brits who are unable to travel abroad because of coronavirus restrictions flock to beaches all over the country to enjoy the sun. As they were getting ready for the weekend ahead, some revelled in the glorious sunshine while they walked along beaches in Blackpool and Bournemouth. Others paddle boarded at Cullercoats Bay in North Tyneside.
Most areas of the UK will experience dry, sunny weather with temperatures expected to soar to 26C. This is hotter than Spain and is a consolation for sun-deprived Brits. There is also a sunny week ahead.
After a wet May, heavy showers plagued the south of England on Friday. However, they were mostly gone by Saturday morning and the temperature record was broken for 2021 three days in a row.
According to the report, Brits can expect “Cooler and wetter conditions” by Sunday. This could affect areas of south Wales and central England, as well as parts of southwest and mid-Wales. There may also be some rain later. There will be some sunshine elsewhere, but there may be showers in the south. The week ahead looks a lot brighter with: Lots of warm, fine weather and light winds. Heavy showers are possible Monday in parts of England. A rising cloud cover from the northwest will be visible starting Tuesday, with some rain.
The Spanish hotspot Barcelona will also be only 23C on Saturday and 24C Sunday. This is great news for Brits who have been struggling to travel abroad in recent weeks.
The British government has declared the popular tourist spot amber. This means that British holidaymakers will now have to stay at home for up 10 days after returning.
As the Tuesday deadline to return to the UK without quarantine began to approach, the prices of tickets for flights to the UK shot up and large lines of Brits eager to be tested began to form.
British Airways charges PS348 for flights between Faro and London Heathrow on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. The price drops to PS137 on Tuesday.