Thu. May 19th, 2022

It looks like the Indian summer IS here! Britons wake up to a blanket of heavy fog before enjoying unusual heights as temperatures rise to 62F in Scotland and 66F in London

  • A yellow fog forecast has been issued in the eastern, south-eastern and south-western parts of England, including Norwich, London and Canterbury, and visibility is expected to fall as low as 50 meters
  • It comes days after heavy rain and flooding and fog overnight will continue according to the weather forecast
  • The temperatures will be high this weekend before crashing to just above average for this time of year

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Parts of England have been woken to heavy fog this morning as motorists have been warned of potential chaos on the roads.

The Met Office has issued a yellow fog forecast for the eastern, south-eastern and south-western parts of England, including Norwich, London and Canterbury.

It comes just days after heavy rains caused floods in parts of the country.

Most of the fog was expected to clear in the middle of the morning, with the warning in place from 4am to 10am, and visibility is expected to drop all the way down to 50 meters in some places.

The Met Office has issued a yellow fog weather forecast in the eastern, south-eastern and south-western parts of England.  Pictured Streatham Common.

The Met Office has issued a yellow fog weather forecast in the eastern, south-eastern and south-western parts of England. Pictured Streatham Common.

In some places, visibility is expected to drop as low as 50 meters

In some places, visibility is expected to drop as low as 50 meters

Despite the foggy start, people in the south and east of England can expect fine and dry conditions for the rest of the weekend, with some fog and mist spots in the morning due to cool nights

Despite the foggy start, people in the south and east of England can expect fine and dry conditions for the rest of the weekend, with some fog and mist spots in the morning due to cool nights

Warnings were issued for disruption of travel plans, including delays in public transport and cancellation of some flights

Warnings were issued for disruption of travel plans, including delays in public transport and cancellation of some flights

Warnings were issued for disruption of travel plans, including delays in public transport and cancellation of some flights.

This comes after the UK eased travel restrictions earlier in the week and lifted the hotel quarantine requirement on arrival in the UK from 47 countries, including South Africa, Mexico and Thailand.

Despite the foggy start, people in the south and east of England can expect fine and dry conditions for the rest of the weekend, with some foggy and foggy in the morning due to cool nights.

London will enjoy an unusual high of 18C / 66F on Sunday.

Further north, the weather will be cloudy with uneven rain, clearing up to a fine day Sunday, where the temperature in some places hits 16C / 62F.

Overnight fog will 'continue to be a feature of the wind with light winds', according to the weather forecast

Overnight fog will ‘continue to be a feature of the wind with light winds’, according to the weather forecast

South will remain largely dry with sunshine showers, while north will have turbulent windy conditions in the coming days

South will remain largely dry with sunshine showers, while north will have turbulent windy conditions in the coming days

From next week, temperatures are set to drop to mid-teens, with cool nights and the first frosts of the season

From next week, temperatures are set to drop to mid-teens, with cool nights and the first frosts of the season

The UK average for the coming week is between 14C / 57F and 15C / 59F.

But from next week, temperatures are set to plummet to mid-teens, with cool nights and the first frosts of the season predicted.

Despite the cold weather, the south will remain largely dry with sunny periods, while the north will have turbulent windy conditions.

Overnight fog will ‘continue to be a feature of the wind with light winds’, according to the weather forecast.

Conditions are becoming turbulent across the UK towards the end of the month thanks to the Atlantic weather front moving in.

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