Glorious sunshine predicted for Britain tomorrow could push temperatures higher than Rio de Janeiro.Highs of 25C (77F) could give parts of the country a carnival feel after days of misery. The forecast came after what feels like weeks without sunshine.
Although Saturday is expected to start low-key in many places with cloud and bad weather threatening, tomorrow is predicted to be bright and warm with a constant 25C in London and the South.
It is in stark contrast to the nightmare in Europe, where France is struggling to cope after severe flooding. The Louvre Museum — one of the most visited tourist attractions in Paris — was closed on Friday to allow staff to move artwork in danger from rising water.