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Hottest day of the year so far but showers on the way!

According to the latest readings Wales has had the hottest day of the year so far with temperatures reaching 28.7°C in Porthmadog.

The latest readings:

  • Porthmadog - 28.7°C
  • Cardiff - 27.8°C
  • Bala - 25.5°C
  • Lake Vyrnwy - 23.2

There is still plenty of sunshine to come this afternoon and during the evening in most places.

However, by late afternoon a few showers are expected to creep in to south eastern counties and these will push their way westwards during the evening.

These showers could, at times, be quite heavy and even thundery.

Overnight, these showers could linger in the far west but elsewhere it is expected to be largely dry with clear skies in many places.

Temperatures will remain mild with lows of between 15 & 18°C

Another sunny and warm start to the day is expected tomorrow, with variable amounts of fair weather cloud developing during the afternoon.

There is a small risk of an isolated shower across Pembrokeshire but elsewhere is expected to be dry.

Friday is also looking largely dry with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures.

There will be plenty of bright & sunny spells this weekend but also an increased risk of showers.