Weather forecasters are predicting that sweltering temperatures of almost 30C will sweep the north of Scotland over the coming days.
The mercury will rise above 30C this week as Britain bakes in its hottest temperatures so far this year.
England will play in the warmest temperatures they have faced so far in Russia, with the mercury soaring in their next host city.
Britain will enjoy temperatures as hot as Spain with the mercury set to soar to a sizzling 30C (86F).
Rain didn't stop this pipe band from playing in front of a home crowd at the weekend.
The number of people who died during the colder winter months in England has reached a five-year high, new figures show.
Storm Hector has been battering the nation today with gusts up to 70 mph but this Glasgow garden was somehow unscathed when a tree was ripped out of the ground and chucked across the grass.
A tree has fallen down and hit a car in Aberdeen city centre. Police were notified of the incident, which happened on Froghall Avenue, at 8.20am this morning. A police spokeswoman said: “A tree has been blown over onto the road and hit a car. “The council will attend to the issue.”
Fresh searches are being mounted to find the body of a hillwalker who plunged 1,600ft to his death on the UK’s highest mountain nearly five months ago.
Britain is likely to enjoy warmer and drier than average conditions this summer, but the Met Office has cautioned against reports of a three-month heatwave.
The UK has enjoyed its sunniest May on record, provisional figures show.
A £63 million scheme to shore up the sea defences of a Lancashire town while reducing flood risk to 7,500 homes has been officially opened.
Amber flood alerts have been issued for every part of mainland Scotland this afternoon.
Further torrential rain and thunderstorms are set to hit Northern Ireland and Scotland as the severe weather sweeps up across the UK.
Scotland’s stretch of summery weather may come to an abrupt end today with torrential rain and flood risks forecast for much of the country.
Torrential rain and thunderstorms have lashed parts of the country – with forecasters warning that more severe weather is on the way.
Sunbathers across Scotland will need to put their tops back on tomorrow due to a yellow weather warning for flooding and heavy rain across the country.
Parts of Britain have been warned to expect a mix of thunderstorms, torrential rain, lightning and large hail – posing a potential “risk to life”.
British supermarkets were boosted by the royal wedding and warm weather over the last three months with Asda and Morrisons outperforming their bigger rivals.
Forecasters have warned of the risk of more flooding, travel disruption and power cuts with thunderstorms set to rumble on.
Experts have warned people with lung or heart conditions to limit their activities outdoors during this week’s sunny spell, with “toxic levels” of pollution expected to fill the air.
Parts of the north basked in sweltering temperatures which exceeded those of Barcelona, the French Riviera and Crete yesterday.
More thunderstorms are set to hit southern parts of the UK as the hot weather brings with it torrential downpours.
Bank holiday sun seekers flocked to Scotland’s parks and coasts as temperatures soared.
The sun had its hat on for Bank Holiday Monday, with sunbathers around the country making the most of the bright weather.
Two young women have suffered serious injuries after lightning struck them while they were taking selfies in western Germany, officials have said.
A man in his 80s has died after flash flooding.
A pensioner has died after his vehicle was submerged in water following flash flooding in the West Midlands.
Two women have suffered serious injuries after being struck by lightning in the western German city of Bochum, authorities said.
The “mother of all thunderstorms” has unleashed spectacular lightning and torrential rain across southern England.
Monday could be the hottest day of the year so far after more than a month’s rainfall deluged parts of Birmingham in just one hour on Sunday.
Flash floods have caused road chaos in parts of the Midlands – with a major route into Birmingham left impassable by floodwater up to 5ft deep.