Britain is being warned of a large Atlantic system bringing heavy rain and thunderstorms.
Low pressure moved south over the weekend and saw very wet weather in northern England, particularly in the northwest.
Meteorologists predict that the frontal band will continue in a south-easterly direction and rain will break out early in the week.
Midweek could see a frontal band clear into the English Channel, with showers moving from western Scotland early on Tuesday into northern England by mid-afternoon.
Meteorologists predict that the front band will continue in a south-easterly direction and rain will break out early in the week
Some showers will be heavy with thunder and lightning, concentrating in the northeast and eastern England during the evening, according to NetWeather.
On Wednesday another large Atlantic system will head west and become blustery before turning wet.
Rain from the main front is expected to move in on Thursday and continue through Saturday with heavy rain from the west.
The week will be cloudy and rainy, but the start of the week will be calmer.
The wet weather followed scorching temperatures and wildfires across Europe as extreme weather warnings were issued.
Corfu has been evacuated as wildfires burn, and British airlines are no longer flying people to Rhodes.
The UK Foreign Office issued a warning to British holidaymakers, which read: “Heatwave and bushfires in Europe: Many areas of Greece are affected by extreme temperatures and there are several active bushfires. If you are a British citizen affected by bushfires, please follow guidance from emergency services.
Extreme heat and torrential rains have caused flooding in southern Europe and the Mediterranean.
Active fires have been raging across Europe for the past few days
According to the Copernicus EFFIS site, the active fire has been burning for the past few days.
Wildfires are not unusual, but with this year’s extremely dry weather and prolonged extreme heat, local winds now pose a real danger.
“Today, Monday, the risk of fire has been declared extreme in many areas of Greece. The situation remains difficult. It requires the attention of all of us,” the Greek Fire Service told NetWeather.
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