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Monday's forecast for the west of the region

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Long sunny spells and becoming hot again across Dorset, Wiltshire, Sussex, Surrey, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

A fine and dry morning with long spells of sunshine. More in the way of cloud bubbling up through the afternoon, although it it likely to remain dry. A hot day once again, refreshingly cooler on coasts. Maximum temperature 32 deg C (90 deg F).

Tonight, remaining dry through the evening and overnight. It will be uncomfortably warm and humid in urban areas especially, a little less so in rural parts. Minimum temperature 18 deg C (64 deg F).

Tuesday, remaining dry with further long spells of sunshine. Becoming hot once again with temperatures close to those of Monday. Coasts again likely to be a little cooler. Maximum temperature 31 deg C (88 deg F).

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday, Wednesday hot and humid with some heavy, possibly thundery showers developing. Thursday very warm with sunshine and scattered showers. Breezier and much fresher by Friday.